How to Sew Mitered Corners on a Blanket

How to Sew Mitered Corners

Learn how to sew mitered corners. This tutorial helps you sew diagonal seam at the corners of blanket or tablecloth.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 1

For this tutorial I used small two pieces of fabric which mimic the blanket that have right angles.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 2

Place the quilted fabric on wrong side of main fabric. Mark the four corners with pencil.
Now you need to draw such marking on all corners of blanket using the triangular ruler.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 3

Now you need fold the fabric as shown.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 4

Step back from the edge of the fabric 1-1.5 cm and mark with a pencil.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 5

Now you need stitch all four corners, as shown.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 6

Take a scissors and trim the fabric near the seam.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 7

Now you need cut the fabric here without reaching the seam.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 8

Press these seam allowances open.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 9

Now it's time to turn out the blanket but one more thing needs to be done.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 10

Fold four edges of fabric (1 - 1.5cm) and press it, as shown.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 11

Now you can turn out the mitered corners of the blanket.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 12

At this stage you need insert the quilted fabric into the blanket cover and press well.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 13

Pin the four sides.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 14

Now you need to make last step of sewing mitered corners - sew along inner edges of blanket, as shown on this photo.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 15

The mitred corners look smooth and symmetrical on both sides of the blanket.

How to Sew Mitered Corners, step 16

The mitred corners create a well looking hem of many sewing projects such as blouses, tablecloths and napkins etc.

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