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Answers to Quilt Quiz 4 by Guidelines4Quilting

Question 1: What is a "Scant Quarter Inch"?

a. Slightly less than a quarter inch.

b. 240 thousandths of an inch.

c. 6/25 of an inch.

d. All of the above

Read on for the Answer to Question 1:

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What is a scant quarter inch seam allowance? - Guideliens4Quilting

 

Questin 1 of Quilt Quiz 4 by Guidelines4Quilting

Question 2: Why should you sew scant ¼" seams when piecing?

a. So the finished sizes of your pieces come out accurate after sewing them together.

b. To compensate for the width of the thread and the fabric in the folded seam.

c. So your toes don't get cold.

d. Okay, I'm seeing a trend here and going with all of the above again.

Answer to Question 2 - Quilt Quiz 4 by Guidelines4Quilting

Finished Size and Cut Size - Guidelines4Quilting

Finished Size and Cut Size - Guidelines4Quilting

Finished Size and Cut Size - Guidelines4Quilting

Answer to Question 2 - Guidelines4Quilting

Answer to Question 2 - Guidelines4Quilting

Question 3: How can you make sure you sew an accurate scant ¼" seam allowance?

a. Get a micrometer that can measure thousandths of an inch.

b. Sew three 2 1/2" strips together and adjust your seam allowance until the middle piece ends up measuring 2".

c. Get the amazingly useful Prep-Tool by Guidelines4Quilting.

d. Gee... I'll bet d. all of the above is technically correct, but something tells you're going to say c. is the best way.


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