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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Precision Piecing: Fons and Porter - Row Alignment

Today I want to talk about Precision Piecing, but focus on tips for sewing blocks together with sashing.  It is all too easy to get our blocks misaligned in this process, but there are some great tips for precision piecing blocks with sashing.  

SewCalGal originally released this post sharing a link to a video where Tony Jacobson, from Fons and Porter, shares insights on how to achieve perfect row alignment when the blocks in your rows may be of different size.  That particular video has be re-created under the Sew Easy lessons, with Jean and Colleen, from Fons and Porter, and this post has been updated accordingly.

This SewEasy  video for Sashing Alignment provides excellent tips for precision piecing rows of blocks with sashing:

If you are using a MAC or having problems watching this embedded video, click this link to watch it directly in youtube:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BaArke6-5k

You can find Fons and Porter at:

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Anonymous said...

It sounds interesting, but when I click on the video and on the direct link, it says : the video has been deleted :-((

Hannele said...

It seems that the video has been removed :(

Tanzie Brown said...

there is nothing here,, says video has been removed ...

Tanzie Brown said...

Says video has been removed.. There is nothing here :(

Kristine said...

I'm getting a 404 error on the video.

Missy Shay said...

It looks like the video has been removed by the user.

Unknown said...

The video says it has been removed, bummer.

Sunanda said...

I can see it today. Seems to have been some kind of bug yesterday that has been corrected.