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When constructing a quilt top, I arrange the rows of blocks on the floor. The tricky part is remembering which way to press the seams once I move the rows to the ironing board. My solution is to insert a straight pin in each row that points in the direction I want to press the seams.

—Deonne Mackowiak

Idaho Falls, Idaho

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