How to Create a Prairie Point Binding

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A Simple Technique for a Charming Finish!

Prairie points are a delightful touch wherever they are used in a quilt. They add a bit of dimension and a lot of charm, as well as being an interesting design element to break up the surface of a quilt.





They’re not hard to make (see two methods here) although they do take a little extra time. It’s well worth it for the wonderful effects that can be achieved from them.

A wonderful application is to add prairie points to the outside edges of a quilt. It’s not hard to do and is a lovely finish for a quilt.

Bluebird Quilt Pattern

“Bluebird Quilt” by¬†Val Laird.

Jewels of the Rainbow Placemats Pattern

“Jewels of the Rainbow Placemats” by Val Laird.

The following tutorial walks you step-by-step through the process of creating a prairie point binding.

Click here for the “Give Your Quilt That Special Edge With Prairie Point Binding” tutorial.

 

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