New Year, New Project

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Friendship Circles….actually there are many other names but that is the name we found and it reflects my friend Jen’s and our friendship.  They are a take off of the Double Wedding ring, using hexagons, triangles and rectangles.

Here is the pattern and the PLAN!

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The left picture is where we got our inspiration from Q is for Quilting…a woman named Martha who really likes vintage! Check out her site, so many early 20s, 30s etc patterns on her site.

We resized the pattern to make 3-inch hexagons.  We are going to do embroidery inside the hexagons and use scraps…this is what I am going to make my first rectangles from:

friendship circle start 005Yep, that is the plan…Most of it will be handpieced and I am just a beginner….if any of you have any ideas of what order to piece this together please let me know…I am having a major problem with the trangles, set in part…I have one perfect point and the others…well, let’s just say that I need PRACTICE!  My friend Jen has become quite the handpiecer so I will be following in her footsteps!

Cleaning my sewing room…organizing yet again!


4 thoughts on “New Year, New Project”

  1. I love your pin cushion, I don’t think I have ever seen that one. I’m going for clear bleu for my triangles, I hope it will look nice. I through the rules out and cut them without testing…:) so me eh. If I don’t like it I can always use them in other WIP’s 😉

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