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Thread: Can I round up???

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    Super Member Aurora's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Crqltr View Post
    I do the same..they never work for me so I cut big and square up.
    I do this as well, it makes squaring up do much easier and more accuate.

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    One of the most important things to think about in trimming the HST, is to be sure the 45 degree line on your ruler is on the diagonal seam line. Also, if you have a Boston block, watch out for the other point. Make sure there is seam allowance enough so you don't lose that point. I made a quilt last year and put the ruler into the corner to trim and lost all my points on the Boston blocks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EasyPeezy View Post
    I like to use the Quilt in a Day ruler to trim my HST's like so:
    Thank you for this link! I will have to buy one of those rulers.
    Kathleen, a lass with a bit of the Irish in her blood and a whole lot of Irish in her heart

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marilynsue View Post
    I ALWAYS round up when cutting the 7/8. When I make the hst, I then cut it to it's proper size.
    Thats what's do, too. You can always trim off, but if you're too small, it's hard to manage it.

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