A mitered corner is when two sides come together at a 45 degree angle. You can use this technique to create a polished look on many sewing projects, like napkins, tablecloths, blankets, quilts and curtains. You can make mitered corners just about any size. This example will have a 1” mitered corner.
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Measure 2 times the width of your border from the corner down each side. Draw a line connecting the two marks.
Cut off the excess fabric about ¼” from the seam. Turn it right side out. Then push out the point of the corner.
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