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eparys replied on Wed, Aug 21 2013 12:49 PM

Gini - great directions. You are correct all the borders will have the same angle.

While sitting in a BOM this morning, (OK so I should add here I taught Alg and Geom - lol - and I was very bored this morning), I sat with a ruler and graph paper - playing with the angles. I assume that the corner block in the quilt center is "on point". So, starting with that, what I came up with (with having only one cup of coffee and being at the LQS at 8AM) it was going to be an  "odd" angle - actually about  22.5 degrees  not 45 degrees. 

No matter what angle it is, however,  Gini's directions should get you there without any difficulty. 


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Ellie 32 replied on Wed, Aug 21 2013 3:31 PM

WOW!!!!  I want to thank all of you quilters that came to my rescue.  I ended up making the corners just like Gini described in her reply and they turned out great!!!!!  I will get my backing on and have it quilted and when I get it back I will post pictures of it.  I am so very happy with the way it has turned out.  For coping it from a Facebook picture, I think I hit the nail on the head.  All your help made it happen.  Thanks again.  Until later.......Ellie

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Nana replied on Wed, Aug 21 2013 5:29 PM


I am glad that everything worked out for you.  Anxiously awaiting pics.

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gini replied on Thu, Aug 22 2013 2:36 AM

I'm so glad you were able to follow those lengthy directions.  I do all my mitres this way,  I look forward to seeing your finished quilt.

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