First secure the backing strip, then the top one. Use the top strip to join the blocks. Overstitching the wadding edges is optional. Finally press the backing strip over and catch down with hand stitching.
|1. Add 1.5" folded backing strip|
to back edge of block, raw edges
aligned. Sew with large stitch
|2. Add single 1" strip to upper edge|
and sew through all layers with
1/4" seam. Flip and press.
|3. Attach the joining strip to|
the block to be joined and, again,
sew with 1/4" seam through all
|4. The back needs attending to.|
|5. I like to loosely catch the edges |
of the wadding together.
|6. Flip and press the folded back |
strip down and sew neatly by