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Thread: Need some advice on squaring pre printed panel

  1. #41
    Super Member clsurz's Avatar
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    Dec 2010
    Coastal Georgia
    The fun for me is to fix my creative errors to make it look right. You may want to add another border around each piece to square it off.

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    Super Member rusty quilter's Avatar
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    Oct 2010
    Ft. Gratiot, MI
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    I have tried a few panels, all with the same wonky problem. Makes me crazy to try to them square up--so I gave up and don't buy them anymore!

  3. #43
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    May 2013
    Had the same problem with a panel I was using. What I finally ended up doing was laying each panel on my cutting board and focused on getting the design of the panel as straight as I could. Then using my 12 1/2 inch square template, I lined up a line on the template with a line on the cutting board and cut the fabric. That left me with an edge I knew was square or at least pretty close to square. Using that edge, I rotated the material, lined up my straight edge on the cutting board, lined up my square template on the straight edge and made my second cut. I repeated this until all four sides were done. I then used 2.5 inch strips to frame each side of the panel. I was then able to use them in my quilt. Good luck! It was a very frustrating situation.

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