Hands up, how many of you quilters cut your fabric with a double fold like this?
I used to all the time. I don't like using my long ruler so I found this way easier. Want to know what else I found? That 9 times out of 10, my fabric strips cut with a bow at the fold. See how this one bows?(sorry for the picture quality, I could have used extra hands for these lol) The ruler is laid straight, look at the fabric.
When this happened to me, I assumed that the fabric wasn't folded straight. So I would unfold it, iron it flat, refold it and cut again. And guess what? Another bow!
Want to know how to prevent those? Using a long ruler and keeping your fabric folded with 1 fold lol
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