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Thread: FUDGE FACTOR

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    Am I the only quilter who regularly practices the fudge factor when piecing quilts?

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    You are not alone....

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    Thanks, I need the company

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    I thought it came with the territory!?

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    Aren't you required to do that on occasion?

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    Quote Originally Posted by WANNABEE
    Am I the only quilter who regularly practices the fudge factor when piecing quilts?
    ??Ok I'll bite what is it?

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    Fudge Factor = Making pieces fit. Stretches a little or feed a little more through...

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    I thought that was how quilting was done (lol)

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    Isn't that how it's supposed to be done?

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    close is good!:)

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    You have been looking over my shoulder....

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    Raising my hand in Utah. I do it too.

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    The more the merrier

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    It is my favorite method of quilting!!

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    Just once I would like something to go together perfectly. Should i also mention I rarely if ever square up a block?

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    I use it often. I thought it was part of the process.

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    Shoot, then I must be an expert!LOL

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    Oh crud --- I thought you were talking chocolate!!!!

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    You mean there are quilters that DON'T do that? Huh.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WANNABEE
    Just once I would like something to go together perfectly. Should i also mention I rarely if ever square up a block?
    I usually don't square them up either. :oops:

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    Deema you are a kindred spirit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by isnthatodd
    Aren't you required to do that on occasion?
    On occasion?? How about all the time? :?

    I don't think I've ever sewn anything that had more than a few pieces without have to stretch a little to make sure points and seams match up.

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    this made me laugh because i just got finished marking the border on my quilt and had to fudge the corner :lol:

    Starting on the last 1/3 of my quilt... :)

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    I can usually get the first two pieces to line up - it is all downhill from there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WANNABEE
    Just once I would like something to go together perfectly. Should i also mention I rarely if ever square up a block?
    Some of that fudge might be because you don't square up. Do you see flashing lights and hear that siren. :) You are really living dangerously.

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