How To Piece Prairie Points Into a Quilt

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Easily Add Prairie Points to Half-Square and Quarter-Square Triangles!

Prairie points are fun and unexpected along the outside edge of a quilt. They’re even more unexpected and very intriguing when they appear in the interior of a quilt top.





Just about any triangular patchwork piece can have a prairie point on top of it, adding an overall 3D quality to the quilt.

How to Piece Prairie Points Into a Quilt

In the following video Karen Sievert of The Nifty Needle shows us how to include prairie points in a pieced top (from her book Prairie Point Pizzazz). She first demonstrates adding prairie points to triangles. Then she shows us how to make easy flying geese blocks using prairie points

Flying Geese Blocks Made with Prairie Points

Karen recommends 1/4″ Steam a Seam 2 by Warm Company to make her method quick and easy. Get it here.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.

 

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