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How to Sew a Perfect 1/4" Seam
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Do you ever struggle to sew a perfect 1/4" seam? Whether your machine comes with a 1/4" foot with a fabric guide or not, Nancy McNally will show you several tried-and-true techniques to take out the guesswork and sew the perfect 1/4" seam.

In this Quilt & Sew Tips episode, you'll learn how to:
  • Use a ruler to set needle position.
  • Use a sewing machine foot with a 1/4" foot and fabric guide.
  • Use painterís tape to mark the 1/4" as an alternative to the 1/4" machine foot.
  • How to test for a 1/4" seam.