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Thread: fustration with kaleidoscope

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    Senior Member MissSandra's Avatar
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    I am so frustrated no matter what I try i can't get the center seam to ballance out so that when i open the two peices they lay flat, in other words I have pucker. I have 100 of these seams to sew and its boggling no matter what I do it does not turn out. Any clues would be so helpful, my seams are pressed open as to the directions
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    Are you pressing the seams in opposite directions, and nice and flat? :D:D:D

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    all of my seams are pressed open like the directions said

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    Starch? Dry iron? Steam stretches bias edges......

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    steam

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    I just iron mine open. Works like a charm for me.

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    so let me get this straight, should i re do these with starch and press? in opsit directions?
    maybe someone wants to take on a project and i'll gladly pay? its so upsetting for me. I do apreciate all the help though i'll try again,

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    Can you post a photo of the problem? That might help get you more specific fixes.

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    Try sewing just either side and across this center seam first. Open to make sure it looks like you want, and then sew the whole seam.

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    Quote Originally Posted by stewyscrewy
    dry, starch, no steam, and press dont iron.
    stewyscrewy, I like your avatar. Is that a new quilt you just made?

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