There are some fun things about pressing Castle Wall Quilt Blocks
This pressing technique makes Castle Wall quilt blocs look their best from the front and make them easier to quilt.
Castle Wall is perfect for hand piecing at the beach because you can leave all the pressing until you get home.
In fact, you should leave all the pressing until you get home again.
There is no advantage to “press as you go” when you hand piece. I don’t even finger press.
Hand piecing makes a beautiful pressing technique possible.
It makes Castle Wall look its best from the front and makes it easier to quilt.
I think you will want to use it whenever you hand piece—and maybe when you machine piece too!
As a bonus, Monkey and I will be sharing detailed illustrations for Castle Wall tomorrow.
. . .or Lucy Boston Patchwork of the Crosses . . .
. . . or Periwinkle and 4-Patches . . .
Whether you are building sand castles on a sunny day in Naples or pressing Castle Wall quilt blocks on a snowy day up north, it’s easy when you know a few simple tricks.
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We’re not at the beach this winter, so my view is snow, not sand castles. I’m staying warm with my mug of decaf sweetened with chocolate milk.
I have Castle Wall blocks printed and ready to sew while we watch the Winter Olympics. If you are sewing Castle Wall today too, you might want to wait until tomorrow to press, okay?
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