Jennie guides us through drawing your own Octagon shape, for use in patchwork with the help of a compass, so you can then create the template whatever size you like. She also reminds you that this shape will not tessalte on its own, so needs a friendly square to keep it company- and how big should that be? Well you need to watch to find out!
Jennie has the same neat trick of using a compass to draw up a hexagon, which you can watch by clicking here.
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