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I'm new to paper piecing and found a great video that might help others like me that are just learning this method. I always appreciate when people share something with me that makes my life easier. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8uaW26igygE
Not all 2-1/2" strips are exactly 2-1/2". Ballipops are hand cut inBali so there is some variations there.
Here's something I found that assures us 2-1/2" strips when sewn.
When sewing two strips together, rather than measuring 1/4" to the right of the needle position, I measure 2-1/4" to the left of the needle. A piece of blue painter's tape is placed along the left edge of the 2-1/4".
The fabric strips are positioned right