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Boxed Corners For The Foot of the Bed

Sometimes we want to make a quilt that has tailored or boxed corners at the foot of the bed. There are advantages to having the bottom end of the bedspread or quilt be firmly fitted to the mattress. It will make the bed easier to make and the covers will stay in place at night. The elegance of a tailored appearance fits some décor rather than having the little "wings" of the corners sticking out.

The size to make the quilt depends on how large is the mattress and how much "drop" you want. Drop is defined as the amount of quilt that you wish to have hanging down to cover the side of the mattress and beyond. Some mattresses are very thick so up to a 15 inch drop...

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