prevent fraying

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by , 04-30-2012 at 07:29 AM (280 Views)
Nothing worse than having 8" blocks with 64 tiny pieces "fray" apart from handling before being sewn into a quilt top! I prevented this by cutting a 9" sq. of cardboard and using 2 - 3 binder clips to hold it in place. I can play around with arrangements without getting fabric threads all over the place and the tiniest pieces keep their 1/4" seam. This could work with any size block using poster board or cardboard.

Lilhawk of Woodbridge.
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