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Old 03-31-2021, 07:34 AM
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I've used a carpenter's chalk line several times to mark a cut for a diagonally pieced back (the John Flynn method).
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Old 04-01-2021, 02:50 AM
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When I first started quilting, I only knew SID even though I didn't know it was a technique. I would cut up fabric into 8-10" squares, and then alternately rotate one square before stitching them back together. This was the only way I thought of to make a guide line for quilting. Talk about cutting up fabric and sewing it back together!
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Old 04-01-2021, 06:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Mdegenhart View Post
I bought a carpenter’s chalk line that I intend to use to “pop” long straight lines, but I have not done it yet.
Be careful depending on the chalk, it may not come out. I tried this with a blue chalk and the quilt still shows a distinct line.
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Old 04-04-2021, 03:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Mdegenhart View Post
I bought a carpenter’s chalk line that I intend to use to “pop” long straight lines, but I have not done it yet.
Try this on some scrap fabric AND WASH IT first. I had the same idea but the chalk did not wash out on mine. Fortunately only scrap (and ugly) fabric was harmed in the process.
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Old 04-04-2021, 11:30 AM
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I used blue painters tape on a wall hanging I recently machine quilted. It worked great and easy to remove with no residue
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