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Thread: Prairie points??

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    Those of you that have made prairie points to put around the quilt edge--is there a way to determine the amount of yardage you will need for them? I don't want to start cutting up my fabric and get almost done and come up short. I am making a quilt for the Pheasants Forever banquet, to be auctioned off; I have the top done, and want to add the prairie points to make it a little more special. And I only have a month to finish it off; so don't need any problems.
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    i'm on a prairie point kick but i prefer to do the continuous type.

    if you're doing that you cut the fabric the length of the quilt and i add 1/2 just to be safe.

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    I am using 2 colors , would the continuous type work for this?

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    yes it would work for 2 colors.

    attached you will find 2 files on various styles of continuous prairie points.

    its an easy and wonderful technique - you'll never go back to the old way :D
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    If you look at my shamrock quilt, it has two-color continuous prairie points around it. Here's a pix. It's not the best for viewing the points directly, but you'll get the idea. And I was extra cautious and added about 6 extra inches, but I'm nowhere near as good as KLue!
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    gai

    your prairie points are just perfect for this quilt and you're definitely as good as i am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kluedesigns
    gai

    your prairie points are just perfect for this quilt and you're definitely as good as i am.
    NOT! But thanks for the compliment. I'll take it even though I know that I am nowhere near your league! LOL

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    Thanks for the question PurplePassion and the tutorials Klue!!! Was wondering about this, myself :D :D :D

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    Quote Originally Posted by gaigai
    If you look at my shamrock quilt, it has two-color continuous prairie points around it. Here's a pix. It's not the best for viewing the points directly, but you'll get the idea. And I was extra cautious and added about 6 extra inches, but I'm nowhere near as good as KLue!
    Gai, the quilt is really lovely. I love the green it is so vibrant and beautiful.

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    I haven't gotten to that level, but do love your prairie points! How do you know when and where to use them?? I guess I'd have to see more than Klue's and your quilt to get creative. Anyone else have some to show?

    Being a part of the clan, where can you find good quality shamrock fabric? Everything I find is more decorative, less quality.

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