How To Get Crisp Points When Stitching-in-the-Ditch Around Points

Updated: May 29, 2019

Want to get crisp points when stitching-in-the-Ditch around points?

Stitch beyond the point by one or two stitches. That will give you enough of an angle to stitch down the adjacent side and get a crisp point without rounding or squaring off your corner turn.

When should you Stitch-in-the-Ditch?

Of course SID (Stitch-in-the-Ditch) is a lost art, but if the piecing is spectacular you may want to SID the brilliant piecing instead of just stitching over it.

Use a straight-edge ruler to guide your hopping foot or a Stitch-in-the-Ditch foot for straight thread paths.

Your customers will love you for it and so will the judges!

Hope that helps!

Quilt Happy, Sally

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