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Change your blade when it feels like it is ripping, not cutting the fabric. You may have to change your blade more often if your cutting mat is worn.

When pressing seams in your quilt block, always press the seam flat first. This sinks the thread into the fabric and reduces the bulk of the seam. Then press the seam toward the darker fabric or the larger piece.

Chain piece for faster block assembly

Chain piecing is sewing many pairs of fabric one after another without cutting the thread between them. For example if you need to make 20 half square triangles, cut your pieces, and put them in two stacks next to your … finish reading Chain piece for faster block assembly

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