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Old 10-15-2005, 10:01 PM   #1
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Block before or after?
I'm making a sweater, should I block before I put it together or after?
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Old 10-15-2005, 10:15 PM   #2
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I believe you block each piece before you put them together to make sure they are the right sizes.
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Old 10-15-2005, 10:25 PM   #3
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What is it made of?
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Old 10-15-2005, 10:40 PM   #4
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It's acrylic but is is curling at the ends. I was thinking it would be easier to seam nlocked. Am I wrong?
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Acrylic really doesn't block, per se. You could flatten out the edges with a little steam to make them easier to sew, but the actual sewing will flatten them out, too. If they're too difficult to work with, you can either carefully steam them a bit--don't touch them with the hot iron, or put a damp cloth on them and let it dry. You can pin the pieces down first.
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