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Get Familiar With Fabric Grain in Quilting Cottons - About.com
Understanding fabric grain helps you make a quilt that's accurate and easy to assemble. Put fabric grain to work and your quilting skills will blossom.
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Do an Easy Stretch Test to Identify Fabric Grain - Quilting - About.com
Cut a small square of cotton fabric with edges parallel to the straight grains. Tug on the fabric side to side, along one straight grain, then tug from the other ...
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Advantages of Straight Grain Fabric Cuts in Quilts
Learn why straight grain cuts of fabric are the best solutions for many areas of a quilt.
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Understanding Fabric Grain - Sewing
Almost any pattern you read will tell you to follow the lengthwise, crosswise or bias grain of fabric. Learn what these terms mean and understand their ...
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Everything You Need to Understand Fabric Grain and ... - Sewing
Here you'll find everything you need to understand what fabric grainline is, how to recognize fabric that is not on straight grain, and how you can straighten fabric ...
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Bias Grain of Fabric - Sewing - About.com
Bias grain of fabric is one of three parts you must understand to have garments that hang properly. Learn about bias fabric grain here.
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How to Use Bias Cut of Fabric in Your Quilts - Quilting - About.com
Analyze the pattern to determine the best placement for it -- usually on a block's interior and sewn to a straight grain piece when possible for stabilization.
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Easy Way to Find and Cut Quilting Fabrics on the Straight Grain
Use this technique to locate the straight grain in a piece of quilting fabric.
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What's the Lengthwise Grain of a Piece of Fabric?
Definition of the term lengthwise grain. From the About Quilting glossary of quilting terms.
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What Is a Fabric's Crosswise Grain? - Quilting - About.com
Definition of the term crosswise grain when it refers to fabric. From the About Quilting glossary of quilting terms.
http://quilting.about.com/od/quiltingglossary/g/crosswise_grain.htm
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