There are several ways to piece the eight sections of Aquamarine. This is just one of them. Enjoy the process!


Section 1

Let's start by sewing the smallest units together first....

  • Sew together 1-1, 1-2, and 1-3 (Creating Unit 1:3)
  • Sew together 1-4, 1-5, and 1-6 (Creating Unit 4:6)
  • Sew together 1-7, 1-8, and 1-9 (Creating Unit 7:9)
  • Sew together 1-10, 1-11, and 1-12 (Creating Unit 10:12)

Now you can sew the following units together...

  • Sew together Unit 1:3 and Unit 4:6 (Creating Unit 1:6)
  • Sew together Unit 1:6 and Unit 7:9 (Creating Unit 1:9)
  • Sew together 1:9 and Unit 10:12 to complete Section 1

Section 2

  • Sew together 2-1 and 2-2 (Creating Unit 1:2)
  • Set aside 2-3; we'll come back to it in a moment
  • Sew together 2-4, 2-5, and 2-6 (Creating Unit 4:6)
  • Sew together 2-3 and Unit 4:6 (Creating Unit 3:6)
  • Sew together 2-7, 2-8, and 2-9 (Creating Unit 7:9)
  • Sew together Unit 7:9 and 2-10 (Creating Unit 7:10)
  • Sew together Unit 3:6 and 7:10 (Creating Unit 3:10)
  • Sew together Unit 3:10 and 2-11 (Creating Unit 3:11)
  • Sew together Unit 3:11 and 2-12 (Creating Unit 3:12)
  • Sew together Unit 1:2 and 3:12  (Creating Unit 1:12)
  • Sew together 2-13 and Unit 1:12 to complete Section 2

Section 3

  • Set aside 3-1; we'll come back to it in just a moment
  • Sew together 3-2 and 3-3 (Creating Unit 2:3)
  • Sew together 3-1 and Unit 2:3 (Creating Unit 1:3)
  • Sew together 3-4 and Unit 1:3 (Creating Unit 1:4)
  • Sew together 3-5, 3-6, and 3-7 (Creating Unit 5:7)
  • Sew together Unit 1:4 and Unit 5:7 (Creating Unit 1:7)
  • Sew together 3-8, 3-9, and 3-10 (Creating Unit 8:10)
  • Sew together Unit 1:7 and Unit 8:10 (Creating Unit 1:10)
  • Sew 3-11 and Unit 1:10 (Creating Unit 1:11)
  • Sew together 3-12, 3-13, and 3-14 (Creating Unit 12:14)
  • Sew together Unit 1:11 and Unit 12:14 to complete Section 3

Section 4

  • Sew together 4-1 and 4-2 (Creating Unit 1:2)
  • Sew together 4-3, 4-4, and 4-5 (Creating Unit 3:5)
  • Sew together 4-6, 4-7, and 4-8 (Creating Unit 6:8)
  • Sew together 4-9, 4-10, and 4-11 (Creating Unit 9:11)
  • Sew together Unit 3:5, Unit 6:8, and Unit 9:11 (Creating Unit 3:11)
  • Sew together 4-12 and Unit 3:11 (Creating Unit 3:12)
  • Sew together Unit 1:2 and Unit 3:12 (Creating Unit 1:12)
  • Sew together Unit 1:12 and 4-13 to complete Section 4

Section 5

  • Set aside 5-1; we'll come back to it in just a moment
  • Sew together 5-2 and 5-3 (Creating Unit 2:3)
  • Sew together 5-1 and Unit 2:3 (Creating Unit 1:3)
  • Sew together 5-4 and Unit 1:3 (Creating Unit 1:4)
  • Sew together 5-5, 5-6, and 5-7 (Creating Unit 5:7)
  • Sew together Unit 1:4 and Unit 5:7 (Creating Unit 1:7)
  • Sew together 5-8, 5-9, and 5-10 (Creating Unit 8:10)
  • Sew together Unit 1:7 and Unit 8:10 (Creating Unit 1:10)
  • Sew 5-11, 5-12, 5-13, 5-14, and 5-15 (Creating Unit 11:15)
  • Sew together Unit 1:10 and Unit 11:15 to complete Section 5

Section 6

  • Sew together 6-1, 6-2, and 6-3 (Creating Unit 1:3)
  • Sew together 6-4 and 6-5 (Creating Unit 4:5)
  • Sew together Unit 1:3 and 4:5 (Creating Unit 1:5)
  • Set 6-6 aside; we'll come back to it in just a moment
  • Sew together 6-7, 6-8, and 6-9 (Creating Unit 7:9)
  • Sew together 6-6 and Unit 7:9 (Creating Unit 6:9)
  • Sew together 6-10, 6-11, and 6-12 (Creating Unit 10:12)
  • Sew together Unit 6:9 and Unit 10:12 (Creating Unit 6:12)
  • Sew together 6-13 and Unit 6:12 (Creating Unit 6:13)
  • Sew together 6-14 and Unit 6:13 (Creating Unit 6:14)
  • Sew together Unit 1:5 and Unit 6:14 (Creating Unit 1:14)
  • Sew together Unit 1:14 and 6-15 to complete Section 6

Section 7

  • Sew together 7-1 and 7-2 (Creating Unit 1:2)
  • Sew together 7-3, 7-4, and 7-5 (Creating Unit 3:5)
  • Sew together 7-6 and Unit 3:5  (Creating Unit 3:6)
  • Sew together 7-7, 7-8, and 7-9 (Creating Unit 7:9)
  • Sew together Unit 3:6 and 7:9 (Creating Unit 3:9)
  • Sew together 7-10 and 7-11 (Creating Unit 10:11)
  • Sew together Unit 3:9 and Unit 10:11 (Creating Unit 3:11)
  • Sew together 7-12 and Unit 3:11 (Creating Unit 3:12)
  • Sew together Unit 1:2 and Unit 3:12 to complete Section 7

Section 8

  • Sew together 8-1 and 8-2 (Creating Unit 1:2)
  • Sew together 8-3, 8-4, and 8-5 (Creating Unit 3:5)
  • Sew together 8-6. 8-7, and 8-8 (Creating Unit 6:8)
  • Sew together 8-9, 8-10, 8-11, and 8-12 (Creating Unit 9:12)
  • Sew together Unit 1:2, Unit 3:5, Unit 6:8, and 9:12 (Creating Unit 1:12)
  • Sew together 8-13 and Unit 1:12 to complete Section 8

Now you're ready to piece the 8 sections together into the full Aquamarine gem.

  • Sew together Sections 1, 2, 3, and 4
  • Sew together Sections 5, 6, 7, and 8
  • Sew the two halves of your gem together, aligning the seams along the hash marks