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Thursday, September 24, 2009
Quilting -How To Create A Hexagon Template
How To Create A Hexagon Template
We do not always have a protractor to hand. This simple technique shows how to create accurate templates using only a compass and ruler.
Pair of compasses
Templates for English piecing are cut to the “finished” size of the fabric hexagon section i.e. excluding seam allowances.
Using the compass, measure along the ruler to half the width of template required.
Now draw a circle. Do not alter the compass setting.
Place the point of the compass on the line of the described circle and draw another short line intersecting it.
Place the point of the compass on this new point and draw another line.
Continue all round outer edge.
Using the ruler, draw straight lines between the points to create your Hexagon Template.
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