Wrinkled backing

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by , 04-14-2013 at 12:36 PM (1419 Views)
Quote Originally Posted by Sue Kitten View Post
I'm always having trouble getting my backing fabric to stay wrinkle free. I have tried pinning the fabric down first, I've tried taping, clamping it to a board & I just can not get rid of the wrinkles after I Pin baste the sandwich together. I have tried repining it again after all pins are in but when I'm guilting all of the darn wrinkes are back again. I have more wrinkles in my project than an 80 year old person. Lol. Any suggestions will be most appreciated.
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  1. picky stitcher's Avatar
    To keep from getting wrinkles in your back you have to make sure your back is squared up. Each piece of fabric that is sewn together has to be squared before you sew them together. It is well worth the time it takes to do this
  2. zarah's Avatar
    always had same problem. Im fairly new to quilting so just fought through it until now. on the last quilt i made i used elmers glue instead of pinning. amazing, my quilt was wrinkle free and so much easier to quilt without the pins.
  3. lmwinfree's Avatar
    I have had the same problem. I am now using spray quilt basting and am having better results.

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