A significant birthday

A cutting tip

I have been working on my 'A good idea at the time" bags and have been asked  how I get pattern on the fabric to match so well.

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I don't do any thing fancy like pattern matching, I just put my selvedge edges together and cut through both pieces.  I am only using the fabric the way it was printed and it is usually printed edge to edge.

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But beware of the fabric where the print runs in the other direction, it just will not work.  You are going to have to pattern match this one.

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And some fabrics are more mobile than others, and trickier to handle, too...

Carolyn Foley

Oh yes I have some of them here with me now.

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