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Seam Ripper Comparison

A seam ripper is an essential staple for a sewist or quilter at any skill level. Maybe you’ve wondered the proper way to use a seam ripper, or maybe you’ve seen some different options for types of seam rippers. Well today is your lucky day because in this post I’ll share with you 3 main types of seam rippers along with how to use each one.

The way I use a seam ripper often differs depending on how the seam is pressed. For this tutorial, I’ve included examples of how to use each seam ripper with a seam pressed open or when the seam is pressed flat to one side.

Watch the video to see each one in action!
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2 In Quilt Patterns/ Quilting

Throw Size Triangular Quilt

Throw Size Triangular Quilt Pattern

I hope you love this bright and vibrant throw size Triangular Quilt! It’s inspired by hot, sunny summer days, tart & juicy berries, and a nice tall glass of cold lemonade. I’ve decided to call this version “Raspberry Lemonade”.

The Throw size version of the Triangular Quilt features 300 Half Square Triangles of various sizes, and you can get the pattern here. The quilt pattern is fat quarter friendly and also perfect for scraps! This throw size Triangular uses 8 fat quarters for the triangles.

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String Quilt Block Tutorial using AccuQuilt

Whether you have an AccuQuilt cutting machine already or are looking to get one, this video & blog post combo will show you how to make a variation of a String Quilt Block as part of a 2-block quilt while using the AccuQuilt Angles Companion Qube. I’ve teamed up with my friend HollyAnne Knight from String & Story to each teach a tutorial for a quilt block, which come together beautifully in this gorgeous quilt! 

AccuQuilt users will find this tutorial particularly helpful, but you can make a quilt like this without one too!

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First off, I’ll share how to make this string quilt block using the 8″ Mix and Match Qube and it’s Angle Companion. To learn how I cut, sew, and press to make this block – watch the video, or keep reading, if that’s more your speed! Later on in the article I will also show how to implement this block into a baby size quilt like I did!

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