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Color-blocking is a  fun way to make fabric stretch and add some fun elements to your sew. Many designers use it to update and change the look of existing patterns. I find color-blocking an awesome way to use up small cuts of fabric and scraps.  Here at Aurora Designs we have in-house panels and color-blocking is an excellent tool to have in your pocket when working with these panels. The basic concept of color-blocking is cutting new seams into your pattern piece, turning your pattern piece from one to multiple pieces. Some people trace the original pattern and add seam...

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