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Thread: Squaring Quilts

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    Senior Member Loretta's Avatar
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    Do you square up your quilt before or after it's quilted?

    Thank you. :-P

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    I square up at each step along the way. That way the final quilt is easier to square.I square it before I layer for quilting. The last squaring up I do after the quilting.

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    Only for my big ones, after is quilted I wash it, block it on the carpet until is dry and then square it.

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    http://www.quiltuniversity.com/squaring_up.htm

    article and video to watch, enjoy!

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    Super Member quiltsRfun's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Maride
    Only for my big ones, after is quilted I wash it, block it on the carpet until is dry and then square it.
    You wash it before putting on the binding?

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    Senior Member katei's Avatar
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    I usually square up as I go along.

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    I square up each stitched section of the quilt block. Then square up the finished quilt block. Then when I piece the blocks into rows it is already squared up.

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    I square up as I go, but after you quilt it usually is all distorted so you have to square before binding.

    Billy

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