This Pressing Tip Produces Perfectly Flat Blocks

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Do This with Every Block for a Flat Top!

The flatter the blocks, the flatter to top and the nicer the quilt, right? If your blocks turn out less than flat, here’s a quick solution. One simple trick while pressing your quilt blocks will leave them perfectly flat.





The tip comes from Allison of Cluck Cluck Sew. She stacks books or magazines on top of freshly pressed blocks and leaves them until the blocks cool. The result is perfectly flat blocks that stay that way (unless they get wet) through the quilting process.

This Pressing Tip Produces Perfectly Flat Blocks

You’ll find all the details in Allison’s article.

Click here for the “Tuesday tip…pressing!” article.

Image Source: The image at the top of the page is from The Crafty Quilter’s article “Setting Seams and Other Pressing Tips“.

 

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