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Thread: quarter inch

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    I keep hearing quilters say use a scant quarter inch. What is a scant quarter inch?

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    Super Member sewcrafty's Avatar
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    A scant 1/4" is a thread or 2 (depending on the size of thread you are using) to the right of the seam. You make your 1/4" just a tad bit smaller to accommodate your thread.

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    Super Member juliea9967's Avatar
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    Search on Scant Quarter Inch and you will find a whole lot of advice.

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