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Thread: Finishing Edge of GFG

  1. #26
    Super Member humbird's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tink74
    I have one edge "finished"...hand quilting the hexis now. I still have some more quilting to go on flowers too...but it is getting there. Two more weeks before I go to work...will I finish it? =D
    Oh my, this does look nice! You are sure doing a nice job. Can't wait to see the finished quilt.

    I need to book mark this tute. (then try to remember it when I need it! lol)

  2. #27
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    Quote Originally Posted by grendelskin
    Here's a video on one way to do it - her hexies are bigger I think but in theory if you're very patient it could be done:
    Yours is a real beauty!
    Grendelskin, Thanks so much for posting this video. Me FGF is almost finished and I was considering cutting off all off the little tabs on the edges and putting a straight binding on my quilt. Not, this video made it so easy and I'm not losing the effects. This is a great video. Thanks again.

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    The antique ones I've seen have one of 2 methods. One is called birthing or pillowcase style. The other is a modified version of the same. You make a batting, strip of backing and top sandwich, sew along the edges of the hexies and cut away the excess, and turn it right side out then hand sew (!) a center backing panel over the rest of the back. What I have NOT seen is any binding. These edges, I'm told, are called "knife edge".

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