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Thread: Tips for not stretching triangle pieces when ripping out stitches?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rebecca_S View Post
    I'm working on my first quilt top that is all 60 degree triangles, the previous ones have been mostly rectangles/squares/HST with no bias edges. Of course I didn't sew a few rows right and need to rip out the seams. I've tried ripping out the seams as gently as possible but still feel I am getting some stretch at the corners that are mostly bias. Any suggestions on the best way to rip out these stitches and keep my remaining triangles unstretched?
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