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2016-09-12 Quilting - Stencils:

You want to use something which will wash out easily. White chalk can be good. Yellow prismaolor or other soft colored pencils are my most frequent choice. Straight lines may be marked with narrow masking

2016-08-02 Quilting - stripes between blocks:

You could totally do it - it's just like another block, but a rectangle shape.  Make sure you add the seam allowance to each side and sew the X if you're using poly batting.  Otherwise, it's just the same

2016-07-13 Quilting - Pic quilt:

For 12" blocks, cut three strips 4 1/2" x 12 1/2" for each of 42 blocks in 72" x 84" quilt, or 56 blocks in 84" x 96" quilt. This includes 1/4" seams.      12" divided by 3 strips = 4". Adding 1/4" seams

2016-07-12 Quilting - Pic quilt:

For a 48" x 56" quilt of 8" finished blocks, you would need three 8 1/2" x 3.16" strips for each of the 42 blocks. This includes 1/4" seam allowances. (I use an architecture rule marked off in tenths.)

2016-07-08 Quilting - Short Strips:

For a 48" x 56" quilt of 8" finished blocks, you would need 21 yds of 1.83" strips of each of 3 prints for 42 blocks. This includes 1/4" seam allowances. (I use an architecture rule marked off in tenths

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