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Tips

Stitch and Flip Pressing Tip

Have you ever made a stitch and flip unit only to be disappointed to find that it is undersized? Because I do not pre-wash my fabric, this happened to me all the time, and I got frustrated enough by the undersized units that I avoided patterns with stitch and flip piecing. When I wrote the pattern for Star Pulse...

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General Tutorials

Bonus HSTs from Stitch and Flip {Tutorial and Sizing Table}

In order to be ready for my next quilt along, I have the new pattern designed and I have started writing the pattern. I'll be effectively "snowballing" the corner of a half-square triangle block to create one of the units for the quilt. In the process of doing my design work, I looked for a bonus half-square triangle sizing...

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Tips for Working with Directional Prints
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General Tutorials

Directional Prints {HSTs and Stitch and Flip}

Hello, and welcome to any new visitors who are following along with my Aurifil Instagram takeover this weekend. I'm Yvonne Fuchs, a former aerospace engineer turned modern quilter, pattern designer, quilt instructor, and technical editor. I've been a very active blogger since 2014, and if you have more time to poke around my website after reading my tips for...

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