How do you make sure you have an accurate quarter-inch seam? Of course, you probably already use a quarter-inch foot for your sewing machine.
But have you tried any other tools out there?
This tip came from Paula Barnes of Red Crinoline Quilts at a recent retreat. Lay a small rotary ruler (say 1″ by 6″) along the right side of your quarter-inch foot. Use blue painter’s tape to tape it to your machine.
Others have used moleskin, weather-stripping tape, and stacks of sticky notes to do the same thing. There are also many commercial seam guides available for this same purpose. I’ve used Qtools Sewing Edge and like it.
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