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Old 09-06-2010, 06:43 PM
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I am making a double wedding ring quilt using a pattern that I downloaded. The arcs & melons are connected by a 4-patch block. The curved seams required to attach the melons and arcs & the melons and blocks are no problem for me. But where all seams intersect I am having an awfully hard time trying to get the place where all intersect to lay flat. Help!!
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Welcome to the board from Southern California!!!!
I have never made a double wedding ring. But, there are many on here that have!!!
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Are you 'nesting' your seams?
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Never made on and i admire you for doing it. how about opening up the seams flat, not pressing to one side. someone here will be ale to help. or go to tuts or the chat line. welcome from Long Island NY, where are you
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Welcome havent made one but stick with us because someone will be able to help
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:54 PM
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You may need to "unsew" a seam or two so you can "fan" or "swirl" the intersecting seams. Even a 4-patch intersection can be made to lie flatter if this is done so the seams can be distributed equally.
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Old 09-07-2010, 06:13 AM
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be sure to stop sewing exactly on the 1/4" spot at each intersection, then as you press make the seams all go (around) in one direction. sometimes it is necessary to clip a few stitches in the center, but if you mark the 1/4" spot and stop there you save yourself that step. if you visit elenor burns/ quilt in a day, there are technique tutorials that you can check out to see how it looks when you put together 8-pointed stars this way and get the centers to lay flat instead of puffing up in the center.
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Here is a tute from our board :

http://www.quiltingboard.com/t-4260-1.htm

See if there are any helpful tips :lol: If not maybe PM Patrice and ask for help ?
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