How to Create a Prairie Point Binding
September 21, 2017 |
| Quilting How-To
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” by Val Laird. Get the pattern here.
“Jewels of the Rainbow Placemats” by Val Laird. Get the pattern here.
The following tutorial walks you step-by-step through the process of creating a prairie point binding.
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