Tips for Pressing Strip Sets so They Don’t Curve

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Keep Them Straight and Square!

Strip sets are used in so many quilt patterns, and for good reason. They save a lot of time while piecing and work beautifully with jelly roll strips.

Once you’ve checked your seam allowance and have sewn the strips to the correct width, pressing them incorrectly can throw off your careful stitching. It’s easy to introduce curves and to end up with strip sets that aren’t straight and square.

Tips for Pressing Strip Sets

Sherri from A Quilting Life has created a short video to show you how curves happen while pressing and what to do to prevent them.

Click here for the “Pressing Strip Sets Tips & More” article and video.

The video can also be found here.

¬†You’ll find additional tips for producing straight and accurate strip sets in our “How to Make Flawless Blocks from Strip Sets” article located here.


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