Monday, 30 December 2019

2020 Wk 1 - Hexie Round

The Hexie Round is getting really rather big - to sew one hexie on at a time is a lot of holding a big flimsy, so I've been making it easier for myself.

I have tacked what feels like a zillion pieces, and sorted them into light and dark - and here are the darks for the next round.

I've stitched them into rows about a dozen hexies long (wide?) - the next round needs 14 on each side

I've now speed-dated the strips - first attempt:

But these two blues are too similar to be next to each other

So I can slide the row along and separate the blues. 

I can add the extra hexies to the row or to the flimsy, and I'll probably do the same with the two circles of light hexies - speed-date them and add them to the darks then add all three rows to the flimsy in one go

And I thought I'd share some of my gorgeous Christmas pressies

And the prayer weaving we did at the Christingle service on Christmas Eve

And the penultimate gingers - two of these for Niki's teacher friends


3 comments:

  1. Your hexies are growing beautifully. Fabulous colours

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  2. I do laugh when you call it speed dating - but it does what it says on the tin! Your hexie flimsy is looking fab - and what you are doing seems like a very clever way of proceeding!
    Still loving those gingerbread men! xxx

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  3. May your speed dated hexies have a long and happy union Benta :)

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