I prefer to chain-piece triangle-squares but had trouble going from one to another without the thread or fabric bunching up. Instead of fighting the machine and fabric, I now sew down the opposite side of the next triangle-square so the pieces nest together.

—Holly Widmann

Calipatria, California

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