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Marlene Hutchinson18/01/2013 15:58:27
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Thanks for the link Margaret...I just might have put a sizzix die through the Go to test it but I won't be doing that now...


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Katy21/01/2013 17:34:42
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Lovely projects Julie, can't wait to see those, the hexy cushion looks really fresh and pretty

Julie Bull22/01/2013 08:20:15
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Posted by Katy on 21/01/2013 17:34:42:

Lovely projects Julie, can't wait to see those, the hexy cushion looks really fresh and pretty

Thanks Katy, my EPP hexie project is in the March Issue

Mal-A26/01/2013 00:20:07
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Margaret your person on your link is correct - I put a sizzix die through the Accuquilt before I read this and the blades from the sizzix die went through the go mat and I had to send for a new mat.

So sizzix dies do go through the go machine but they ruin the go mat!!!

But I still like the go machine


mandy17/02/2013 22:56:16
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thought I would use the apple core die today to make Natalie a quilt, cutting out only took a few minutes, deciding on the layout nearly an hour and sewing them together ????????? gave up after 2 rows.will start afresh tomorrow so hopefully won't take too long.smiley


Margaret S18/02/2013 09:00:35
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Good luck, Mandy! At a Show and Tell last week I described joining the rows as a swine! Here is a photo of my throw made to cover the seat and arms of my sofa. It is 88" long by 22". Luckily I decided to join it across the short rows! Joining the individual cores was a doodle - pin at each end and one in the middle and machine. I gave up on joining the rows by machine and hand stitched them instead. I then used a fancy machine stitch to quilt over the hand sewn seams.

This is the only way that I could photograph all of it. It's come out squashed on here. Please click on photo.



Throw using Apple Core Die

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Edited By Katy on 18/02/2013 11:13:03

pamela jeffrey18/02/2013 09:21:19
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I like this looks nice and cosy. Love the colours to.

I would have thought it hard to sew to

Bye Pam

mandy18/02/2013 10:25:09
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Thant's lovely Margaret and that is just how I would descibe the sewing together, I think I have done 7 across and 9 high but have only completed 2 rows and haven't sewn the together yet but I did wonder if sewing by hand would be better.frown


Di T18/02/2013 10:54:26
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I have just bought the Sizzix Big Shot. Only bought the hexagon die so far as I am in a hexie swap and have become addicted to the darn things. I'm doing 1" hexies. Giving me something 'mindless' to do which is all I feel like doing at the moment. Hopefully after the lovely break I have just had I might get around to doing something more interesting.


Katy18/02/2013 11:14:19
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That sounds lovely Di, nothing wrong with a bit of hexagon addiction. What have you made with them so far?

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