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susan0913 posted on Mon, Feb 3 2014 5:48 AM

I am new to quilting, I put the self binding around 3 sides perfect, but the last side is puckered, what can I do

to fix this and what did I do wrong.  Please help. I was so proud at first but this is really getting me discouraged.

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Susan, You will have to take out the stitches and resew the binding. Are you using a walking foot or by hand ? Make sure its pulled taut when pinning.  Hope this helps.   Susan, North, Florida

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When your new, and not so new, it really helps to pin it well. Do not sew over the pins though. Hard on needles  you should have a clear picture when your done pinning of whether it will pucker or not.  Easier to unpinned than "frogit" ripit ripit 

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