Make Finished Blocks the Same Size with This Fix

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A Creative Solution When Squaring Up Isn’t Enough!

Regardless of how careful you are when you cut and piece, you may discover that your blocks vary in size. A small variance can be corrected when squaring up the blocks (learn more here).





But what if you’re in danger of losing points when squaring up blocks to a particular size? Or, the block sizes vary by more than just a bit, which is often the case with block swaps?

Make Finished Blocks the Same Size with This Fix

Coping strips are a creative solution. In the following video Nancy Roelfsema shows how coping strips can be used to make blocks the same size.

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The next video shows you three different techniques for using coping strips to resize blocks.

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This creative solution can be put to good use in many situations where quilt blocks aren’t same size. We think you’ll agree that it’s a handy technique to have in your quilter’s toolbox.

 

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