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Thread: How do i do this?? sew parallelograms?!?!?!

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    Love bug, HELP!!!!!!!

    i've cut so many parallelograms from my accuquilt cutter over the past year out of my scrap fabrics and for the life of me Im having such a hard time sewing them.. How do I make sure the seams are even... is there a simpler way??? its gott be like diamond Im guessing, but how do you sew them too???


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    I would piece them in vertical strips. There is probably a little triangle that sticks out on either side when you line them up. Just make sure the triangle is the same size on each end :D:D:D

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    Ive tried and tried.. moving them a smidge here and a smidge there but I cant get them even.. I hate them.. :evil:

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    do you pin?

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    where do you pin? there are no corner to corner match ups so how do I know where to lay my fabric??

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    You have to make sure that a bunny ear the size of your seam sticks out on each side.

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    match the centers. Mark the center of each piece and match it there.

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    Also when you put them together to stitch, they should be making a right angle w/ each other.

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    I have a problem with that too. I found the only way I could keep them straight was to mark each corner on the wrong with a pencil and put a pin through both pieces. Then with the pin still in vertical to the fabric, pinning them together on both sides of the register pin.

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