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Trueing the Crotch/Rise Intersection (Eliminating “Stabby Crotch”)

Sewing patterns must be “trued” to ensure a smooth edge wherever a seam ends, so that the joined pieces are  ready for the next step in construction.  The top and bottom corners of each pattern edge should be as close as possible to … Continue reading

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How to use Sewing Blocks

What are “blocks”, where do I get them, and how do I use them? Previously I blogged about  how a  basic SLOPER is used to make multiple BLOCKS, which are used to create endless PATTERNS. When you hear the word “block” … Continue reading

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