How to Fix and Prevent Flipped Seam Allowances
August 10, 2018 |
| Quilting How-To
It’s Not You, It’s Your Machine!
There’s nothing quite so annoying as finishing a block and turning it over to discover that some of the seam allowances have flipped the wrong way. Then what?
You can press them down and hope they don’t show, grab the seam ripper and redo those sections, or clip the seam allowance so they flip the right way.
As with many things, prevention is a better choice. Julie Cefalu from The Crafty Quilter has a very easy fix. It has nothing to do with you and everything to do with your machine. One piece of tape does the trick!
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