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    Missouri Star

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    Default Re: Not so charming squares

    Always measure your pre-cuts to make sure they are square! Most of the time, they're pretty okay, but sometimes they can be off by 1/8" or more. I take the time to square them before I use them.

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    Missouri Star

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    Default Re: Not so charming squares

    I have had pretty good luck with Moda precuts. I have bought a couple of other brands that were off. I do like precuts especially cake squares and use a lot of those.

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    Rotary Pro

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    Default Re: Not so charming squares

    Yes, they are not all square and don't even measure as they should. I am now just taking off about a 1/4" to make them square.

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    Default Re: Not so charming squares

    Well learning that makes me not feel so bad about my very ugly crossing paths quilt. Nothing was working! It makes sense that I would have had the troubles I did if my strips were "off".

    Learned something new here today! Thanks!

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