Pattern matching prints for quilt backing

This was my first attempt to align fabric prints for a quilt backing.

I used a method I found on Aqua Paisley Studio.

First you’ve got to find where the repeats are and where you to align the two pieces of fabric. I don’t have a photo of that.

Second, fold fabric one-inch and press:

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Third, apply glue to the bottom of the one-inch fold, then align:

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Fourth, flatten the fabric out and sew on the seam where you pressed it:

Fifth, trim to one-quarter inch then press to one side:

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Not bad for my first attempt:

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7 thoughts on “Pattern matching prints for quilt backing

  1. knitnkwilt says:

    I tried it once too; works like magic. And it really makes a difference with some prints, like yours. Only difference, I pressed my seam open so ther ewould be less bulk when quilting.

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