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Old 07-09-2016, 08:16 AM
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I like having little hand projects to do and I picked up some 1" sided plastic hexagon templates at a show. They are just like doing EPP but reusable. I dipped into my batiks and made this little table topper as my first hex project. Really enjoyed piecing it.

I birthed it and FMQ on my domestic. Holy cow, I haven't done domestic FMQ in years and I was never very good at it (which is why I got a LA). This little project reminded me how much I did not enjoy FMQ on my domestic and demonstrated that what I have in LA mojo I definitely lack in domestic FMQ mojo I bow to those of you who do it and do it well. I will never get there but that's ok I have gotten there on the LA. This little topper was hardly worth loading plus I wanted a knife edge finish instead of binding which I don't know how I would do that on the LA. It's done and that is good and it will be used, which is even better.

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Old 07-09-2016, 08:34 AM
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Very cute! I find that FMQ on my machine is difficult along the edge of smaller pieces. There is no where to put my hands to smoothly move the piece. I sometimes baste a piece of waste fabric around the perimeter so I have something to hang on to. You did a nice job.
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:11 AM
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What a great job. Would not have thought of quilting them like you did. I often do the 1/4" seam on the inside.
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:14 AM
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You did an excellent job on a project that is difficult at best.
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Old 07-09-2016, 09:35 AM
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very nice hexies
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Old 07-09-2016, 10:04 AM
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So beautiful!!
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Old 07-09-2016, 10:05 AM
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nicely done
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Old 07-09-2016, 11:30 AM
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Beautifully done!
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Old 07-09-2016, 01:29 PM
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Well it looks cute! Good job!
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Your project turned out nice, and it is very pretty.
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