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Thread: Pressing Strip Sets

  1. #26
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    Quote Originally Posted by Scissor Queen View Post
    It's simply a piece of half round covered with thin batting and muslin. The one I bought is sewn on but I'll bet you could just glue it on the flat side. One lady I met years and years ago just used a plain piece of half round without anything over it. At the time I didn't really get what she was using it for until I saw the demo at the quilt show.
    Thanks, Scissor Queen. I am going to try this. I'm making the Amazing Jelly Roll be Three Dudes, using strips of many different sizes, and this would be a help.

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    For a strip stick, I went to the building supply and bought a piece of flooring joiner--not sure of the proper name. It is about 1.5 inches wide and sits about .5 inch high and 40 inches long. I bought it in the summer when I was making neck coolers and it fit perfectly for pressing them after turning. I didn't cover it with anything. I also like to cut my fabric on the fold and like to use shorter lengths and don't seem have the problems with pressing.
    Last edited by ewecansew; 10-11-2012 at 07:34 PM.

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    as usual lots of great info thanks all

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