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Sunday, 9 October 2016

7 Fast And Easy Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams - Photo Tute

7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

I love whole cloth quilt backs and often find myself faced with several yards of fabric that I have to pattern match for that almost 'invisible' finish.  

This is my 7 step photo tute showing how I pattern matched two 2-1/2 yard lengths of fabric for a quilt back.

7 Fast And Easy Steps
To Pattern Match Fabric Seams

Step 1
7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

Step 2
7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

Step 3
7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

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7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

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7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

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7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

Step 7
7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

And it's done.  How easy was that?  But, what about the finish, let's see what you think?

7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

7 Fast And Easy Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams

7 Steps To Pattern Match Fabric Seams by Chris Dodsley @made by ChrissieD

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Disclosure/Disclaimer: 
Fabrics for the First Blush quilt back used in the tute was provided by Windham Fabrics at no cost to mbCD.  All other materials are my own.  In all other respects, this post is for informational purposes only and no payment or commission is received on click-throughs to links shared.


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8 comments:

  1. That's very impressive, you make it look so easy.

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  2. Sounds so simple Chris! I have never come across a hot hemmer before but it certainly looks useful :)

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  3. You make it seem really easy. I'm terrible at matching seams, much less patterns...and I had no idea hot hemmers existed, but now I may need to get one too. Thank you for sharing this tutorial at The Really Crafty link Party. Pinned!

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  4. This is exactly how I pattern match my backings! Great tutorial :D

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  5. Great tutorial, what a good idea to use glue. I'll be using this next time! Though I had to read step 4 before step 3 to get how you were doing it...?

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    1. So grateful to you for commenting Sandra, as I'd transposed the images for Steps 3 + 4. I've corrected the order now but can't thank you enough. Have a great day, Chris :D

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  6. Thank you so much for this tutorial! I have struggled with matching patterns forEVER! Can't wait to put it to use!

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  7. I don't sew myself but this is such a great step by step tutorial! Thanks for sharing #homemattersparty

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