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From: rkirkpat
Date: 09-18-2004, 06:07 PM (1 of 4)
I wanted to know if you need to serge the blocks of fabric before you start sewing the pieces together???
User: rkirkpat
Member since: 09-18-2004
Total posts: 2
From: Chrysantha
Date: 09-19-2004, 03:53 PM (2 of 4)
I wouldn' don't need wastes thread and you might see it behind the other fabric when you iron all the seams flat....
User: Chrysantha
Member since: 09-06-2002
Total posts: 2414
From: Skye
Date: 09-19-2004, 05:00 PM (3 of 4)
I wouldnt (dont) I think it would add bulk to your seams and make it harder to quilt plus I usually have to square up my blocks so I would end up shaving the serging off.Then there is the extra time taken too
User: Skye
Member since: 09-28-2000
Total posts: 233
From: rkirkpat
Date: 09-25-2004, 08:49 PM (4 of 4)
Thankyou Chrys and Skye for your reply. It was greatly appreciated!!!
User: rkirkpat
Member since: 09-18-2004
Total posts: 2
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