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Old 02-26-2017, 01:24 AM
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I've heard different views on this topic. What size do you usually cut your squares to make prairie points? Do you use an Accuquilt cutter to help out, which die? Thanks!
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Old 02-26-2017, 02:59 AM
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I think the size of the prairie points depends on both the size of the blocks in the quilt (so the scale is pleasing) and also on the perimeter of the quilt (how many will fit nicely without either too many gaps or crowding).
Can you show a picture of the project you are working on?
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Old 02-26-2017, 03:38 AM
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They certainly add an interesting design feature and can be a size that pleases you. I think the important thing is to not crowd them.
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I use the continuous prairie points method and their size is based on how long a strip I need to go along each side of the quilt
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I have a ruler that is for continuous prairie points. It works great.
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Old 02-27-2017, 10:22 AM
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What ruler would that be? Thanks!

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I have a ruler that is for continuous prairie points. It works great.
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Old 02-27-2017, 11:25 AM
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i cut mine about 4" with a rotary cutter.
it's a real bugger when i make them for king + sized quilt.
they are beautiful on a top quilt, one that will show. I love them
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http://sewtakeahike.typepad.com/sewtakeahike/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=25fnkU7L2qc
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfCryJwye_c
Three Methods ofContinuous– Band Prairie Points
https://extension.usu.edu/files/publ...b__7298330.pdf

https://www.craftsy.com/blog/2014/02...rairie-points/
http://quiltingdigest.com/two-easy-m...rairie-points/
rulers:
http://www.quickpointsruler.com/
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Old 02-27-2017, 07:19 PM
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Wow! Thank you!
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Old 02-28-2017, 03:30 AM
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I also love Prairie Points on quilts...but no special rulers or Accuquilt cutter for me. Just 4" blocks for a twin, queen, or king quilt. Of course baby quilts are a bit smaller.
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