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Thread: Continuous Prairie Points

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    Senior Member Nursesews's Avatar
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    Has anyone used the Quick Points Ruler to make prairie points??? Watched a video, looked soooo easy, pricey but was wondering if it was worth the money???? Any input out there?? :) Thanks

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    Unless you just want the ruler, you don't really need it. I have I made continuous prairie points without a special ruler. It was very easy.
    http://patchworkunderground.com/blog...oints-tutorial

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    Thanks for sharing the toot - I want to make these and have bookmarked. Anyone aware of a toot that deals with using different fabrics?

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    I guess sewing different blocks of fabric into a strip would work to give you a variety of points.

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    Use the search tab at the top of the screen . search "prairie points". you will get some info about them from other discussions. Elaine

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    Quote Originally Posted by BellaBoo
    Unless you just want the ruler, you don't really need it. I have I made continuous prairie points without a special ruler. It was very easy.
    http://patchworkunderground.com/blog...oints-tutorial
    This was the tute I used, but the measuring directions are WRONG!!
    If you look at her example and measure it, her width is 2 times the size and NOT 4 times.
    I followed her directions, had cut the fabric, only to find that it was wrong and had wasted fabric. WAS NOT happy about that. I had e-mailed her about it, but never heard back.

    So, if you are wanting your prairie points to be 2 inches, cut the width at 4 inches, NOT 8 inches like she says.
    If you are UNSURE...do a test piece on some fabric you don't like or some fabric that is useless to you....not sure if useless fabric exists........

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    Quote Originally Posted by Esqmommy
    Thanks for sharing the toot - I want to make these and have bookmarked. Anyone aware of a toot that deals with using different fabrics?
    you can make it with 2 different fabrics by sewing the long strips together and then follow the same procedure for continuous prairie point.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kluedesigns
    Quote Originally Posted by Esqmommy
    Thanks for sharing the toot - I want to make these and have bookmarked. Anyone aware of a toot that deals with using different fabrics?
    you can make it with 2 different fabrics by sewing the long strips together and then follow the same procedure for continuous prairie point.
    so the seem would be the "fold" is that what you are saying?>

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    yes the seam sits in the fold and then you make the typical cuts and fold.

    here's a handout that covers a few styles of cont. points

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    Thanks ever so much, makes sense to me :D No need to buy ruler!! :lol:

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