Need help on a scenery quilt

New appliqué method?

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by , 01-27-2013 at 06:44 AM (521 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by cmierley View Post
I'm working on a scenery quilt of Lake Superior. Directions state cut and paste designs. I have completed the design and glued it down. Now my edges are fraying. They state now to stitch all around the edges of each piece before I start quilting. That is making some pieces fray more. Help! Does anyone know how to stop this? Or what I can do?
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  1. arleen's Avatar
    Can you pick up your pieces, lay them on steam a seam 2, trace and cut them out and then lay them back and fuse them on the top before stitching. Fusing does help to stop the fraying. They usually tell you to apply a piece a little bigger than the design to make sure you get fusing on the very edges before you cut it out.
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