I’m steadily making progress on my Hexie Hummingbird! Currently, I’m stitching the rows to each other.
While I make the rows using a ladder stitch, I change it up when I’m sewing the rows together and use a whipstitch. I think it’s easier to work as a flat piece when the rows are coming together.
To start, I take the piece I’ve stitched together an place in on my design board exactly where it needs to be:
I check my layout to make sure it’s in the right place then pin the two sides where I need to start stitching:
From here I flip it over and start my stitch a little in from the edge: