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My quilt squares are 6 “

My quilt squares are 6 “

Old 02-13-2020, 06:24 PM
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Default My quilt squares are 6 “

Am I supposed to add 1/4”seam allowance around my quilt square for it to come out evenly?
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Old 02-13-2020, 06:53 PM
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If you want your squares to be 6 inches in the finished quilt top, then you do need to add the 1/4 inch seam allowance all the way around.
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Old 02-14-2020, 11:20 AM
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well if you use six inch squares they will all measure 5 1/2 inches when sewn together.
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Old 02-14-2020, 03:50 PM
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Welcome to the quilting board from a Texas member. Hope you enjoy it here. Ask as many questions as you can think up & someone will be around soon to help you. We have a lot of talented quilters on this board who are very helpful & encouraging.

If you are wanting a "finished" 6 inch square you will have to start with a 6 1/2" square. You loose 1/4" on each side when you sew your seams together. I hope this helps you.
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