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Thread: 1/2" Scant?

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    Senior Member SnowQuilt's Avatar
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    I feel silly asking this but, I have wondered about this for along time. Is 1/2" scant less than 1/2" seam allowance? If so how much less?

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    Only a couple threads, enough so that when its pressed out, the seam doesn't change the intended size of the block.

    Quote Originally Posted by SnowQuilt
    I feel silly asking this but, I have wondered about this for along time. Is 1/2" scant less than 1/2" seam allowance? If so how much less?

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    There is no such thing as silly.....not long ago i didn't know what a scant was either.

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    Thank you. I love the quilt you have in your avatar, what pattern is it?
    Quote Originally Posted by stewyscrewy
    it actualy sorta measures out to being about 3/8 or a 7/32 inch seam.

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    Thank you very much everyone, I really appreciate it.

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