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Thread: Pressing Strip Sets

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    Senior Member pinkcastle's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by vondae View Post
    I sure didn't know that when I started to quilt that there were so many tiny little things I would need to learn to make these quilts so beautiful. Thanks for all the great tips.
    This so true and the QB is a wonderful place to find great tips and techniques.

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    I have those pressing sticks also and love them....so do my friends.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ktbb View Post
    I also set my seam then I press from the front to avoid the little creases that can sneak in on me when I iron from the back. If, as usual, I'm pressing to the dark, I put the light down on the board and hold the dark up with my left (non-ironing) hand as I let the seam allowance lay to the side and press carefully - that probably doesn't make sense to any of you...does it?
    makes perfect sense as that is how I do it. LOL...

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    My dh made me a pressing stick by splitting a 1" dowel rod down the middle and sanding.

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