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January 20, 2011
by Linda
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Backing fabric continued…..why it needs to be “square”

Here’s a couple pictures showing the backing fabric attached to the leaders of the longarm.  Two parallel backing fabric edges are pinned to the longarm leaders, rolled up and pulled taut.  If the backing fabric is not squared off, it … Continue reading

January 7, 2011
by Linda
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How to prepare a back for longarm machine quilting

1.  Backing must be 3-4 inches larger than the top on all sides.  For example, if your quilt top measures 50″ x 50″ the backing needs to be 58″ x 58″. 2.  Press seam open and trim selvages from the … Continue reading

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