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    MONTH 5–the ROADS

    Ready to complete the center? Watch BOTH Videos and Read the Blog before you start. This is the exciting part—soon you will have a center!

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    #2
    Before I taped the template plastic to my pattern I cut out a couple of peep holes and added 2 more guidelines to help me line up the white strip as I mark the fabric. Hoping it will help me to keep my road even.
    ~Nancy

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      #3
      Here is what it looks like as I am cutting the pieces. I made my extra guidelines at 1/4". Wishing I would have made them at 3/16" instead so they would match the 3/8" white strip exactly.
      ~Nancy

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        Nancy Lee, what a good idea, I think I will try that. I am signed in but not able to comment or quote or like on your postings, so have made a separate reply.

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          #5
          Great idea! I'm going to try it. Are you saying that you suggest making the "window" height 3/8" to line up with the with of the while line in the road?

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          • Nancy Lee. commented
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            Yes - make the window 3/8" high. I cut 3/8" windows on my freezer paper as well and that is helping me line up the white pieces as I paper piece. May be more work than is needed but it is helping me.

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          I cut out small sections on the freezer paper patterns to show me where to align the white stripe sections.
          ~Nancy

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            Clever, clever girl. :-)

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