Sew Complex Blocks Correctly the First Time

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No More Misplaced Pieces with This Tip!

Have you ever mixed up the pieces of a block while sewing them together? It’s easy to get colors switched or segments flipped no matter how careful you are.





This tip from Angela Walters makes it much less likely a block will go together incorrectly. She uses a process called “webbing” to get everything in the right place the first time around.

Sew Complex Blocks Correctly the First Time

The process works great for complex blocks, mini quilts and even larger quilts. If you sometimes have to tear out pieces or blocks that are positioned incorrectly, give this a try. It may be just the solution you were looking for.

Sew Complex Blocks Correctly the First Time

In the interests of saving time, Angela skipped pressing during her demonstration but we strongly advise you to stop and do so after completing the first step of the process. Press seams in adjoining rows in opposite directions so they nest nicely during the next step. Your finished block will lay much nicer for having done so.

Click here for the “Tips for Keeping Blocks Together” demo.

 

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