Make Sure You Have Enough Backing Fabric Before Quilting!
Notice how the ruler shows that my quilt top extends about 1 inch past the gray backing fabric? Originally my backing ended with the gray fabric. I thought I measured correctly, but when I got to the bottom of the quilt during the quilting process, I discovered this sad problem! I had to take the quilt off the longarm, measure and carefully sew on another strip of fabric to the backing. Then put it back on the machine and finish quilting. Don't let this be you! :)
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