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Whilst making the circles for my Sample Block Quilt – I was having trouble needle turning the edge of my central circles. I was trawling through the ‘net’ and came across this suggestion.  I thought it was clever – what do you think?? Using a piece of kitchen foil about 1inch bigger in diameter than…

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When piecing fabrics, it is essential to press each seam as it is stitched. Firstly, press the seam flat on the wrong side before opening the pieces, to set the stitches. Left hand block has had first press Then, on right side of the fabric, press both seams towards the darker fabric using tip of…

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Do you ever discover a nasty little pleat on a diagonal seam where it hasn’t opened out properly? Here is an ironing tip to avoid this: