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Successfully Sew Border Strips Together 

Each month Hen & Chicks Studio offers a Bust Your Stash Challenge. Learn more HERE. Below is our Stash Buster pattern, Holy Snowballs. Follow along as Heidi walks through the making of the Holy Snowballs sample for the store. Make sure to check out our "How To" steps for help on how to sew border strips together! Use these steps on this months Stash Buster or on any other quilt you are working on. Stop by the store and pick up the Holy Snowballs pattern or download for FREE, or purchase the quilt kit for our version HERE and receive the pattern for FREE in the kit. 

Sew Border Strips Together


Step 1: Align strips perpendicular to each other. 

Step 2: Sew diagonally from one side to the other.

Step 3: If necessary, draw a line to follow the diagonal.

Step 4: Set seam with hot iron and steam.

Step 5: Press seam open. 

Step 6: Trim seam allowance to 1/4".
Watch Heidi go through the process of making Holy Snowballs in the videos that follow!

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