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Prairie Quilter Jan/NE's Blog – February 2013 Archive (2)

Mitering inside corners

I'm finding it challenging to miter the inside corners on the scalloped edges of the DWR.  Here is a video I watched to see how it was handled, but I'm not finding it as easy to do as what is shown.  The binding was sewn down by machine on the top side in the same way the video suggests, and I'm having no problems mitering the front side, although I do find the process tedious.  However, when I flip it over to miter the…


Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on February 27, 2013 at 12:23pm — 10 Comments

Buried in continuous bias binding.

I usually bind my quilts with straight of grain (SOG) binding.  (And yes, I can hear all the gasps from those who are bias binding purists.)  I have no real reason for being a SOG binding snob, except that I'm basically lazy.  It is just easier for me to cut strips off the end of my fabric than to a) cut on the bias, or b) do the math for the continuous bias binding.  

However, the scalloped edges on my daughter's DWR quilt (yes, it is FINALLY…


Added by Prairie Quilter Jan/NE on February 26, 2013 at 1:04pm — 13 Comments

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