Create Perfectly Square Blocks with This Hack
December 26, 2017 |
| Quilting How-To
Give Your Ruler an Extra Mark for Exact Alignment When Squaring Up!
Finished quilt blocks are often a bit off around the outside edges, even when you cut and sew as accurately as possible. That’s why it’s important to square up blocks before sewing them together.
There are several ways to go about it, and you may already have a preferred way of squaring up. However, this technique from Monique Dillard adds an extra element that will help create perfectly square blocks every time.
Her secret is to find the exact center of the block to use as a reference point. This works especially well for blocks with pieces that meet in the center.
The following article will show you how.
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