Tips for More Accurate Stitch And Flip

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Avoid Wonky Blocks with These Helps!

Stitch and Flip is a tried and true technique that many quilters appreciate for the time it saves. Plus, you don’t need to deal with stretchy bias edges.

However, it’s easier than you might think to produce wonky blocks – and it’s just as easy to avoid them. The Quilting Company has written a good article with tips to help you along.

Tips for More Accurate Stitch And Flip

One drawback of the method for some quilters is having to draw lines to stitch on. Many are tempted to eyeball it. That often doesn’t work very well. Instead, try one of the suggestions here for accurate stitching without drawn lines.

Tips for More Accurate Stitch And Flip

Once you’ve found a technique you’re comfortable with for stitching straight, accurate lines, you may still have issues, like those shown in these photos. A bit of refinement is all you need to produce perfectly placed triangles every time. You’ll find a lot of great tips at the link below.

Click here for the “Confessions of a Stitch & Flip Flunkie” article.


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