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I recently saw a picture of someone with a quilt loaded and She had a bungie cord with beads on it stretched across her top.

Does anyone know what it is for and if there is a source for it? It looks like it would be helpful in keeping your quilt square, but not sure.

Thanks!

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The quilter probably floats the tops, and the markers are used to keep the a piecing lines straight.  There are various methods of doing this.  Below is a commercial version of the same thing.

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Gail Olfert

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I use pieces of black quarter-inch elastic tied around the top roller to align the edges, center, and midpoints as I roll the quilt forward. The tight elastic stays secure but is flexible enough that I can move up or down the roll to match the current quilt I am working on.


Cee K

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