Category Archives: Photo Tutorials

Mitered Corner Tutorial

Another use for the Folded Corner Clipper would be to make a mitered corner, for example, in a border.  Begin by placing your strips right sides together: The corners will be cut off with the Folded Corner Clipper: If you … Continue reading

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Folded Corner Clipper Idea

I had another inquiry from a friend regarding a use for the Folded Corner Clipper.  She wondered if she could make a Snowball Block, and on the corners, use triangles instead of squares.  I thought that was an interesting question, … Continue reading

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Seamed Borders Tutorial

A quilter who loves the Folded Corner Clipper has inquired about using it to put a 45 degree angle seam in a wide border.  Sometimes when cutting borders, there isn’t enough fabric to cut the border in one piece, and … Continue reading

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Diamond-in-a-Square Tutorial

My friend Donna inquired about using the Folded Corner Clipper to make a Diamond-in-a-Square (or Square-in-a-Square) block.  So Donna, this tutorial is for you! One of the advantages to using the Folded Corner Clipper for many blocks is that the … Continue reading

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Trimming HST’s

Another great use for the Folded Corner Clipper – Trimming Half-Square-Triangles! After trimming the corners on a folded corner, sew those HST’s together to make a block.  For most uses, this block will need to be trimmed to the correct size.  … Continue reading

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Folded Corner Clipper: Half-Square-Triangles

The Folded Corner Clipper is a great tool for cutting Half-Square-Triangles.  It’s fast, and it uses fabric efficiently.  Nobody likes to waste fabric!  The classic method calls for cutting your pieces 7/8″ larger than the finished square.  But using the Folded Corner Clipper, your pieces are … Continue reading

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Folded Corner Clipper: Bindings

For this tutorial, we will discuss making bindings with the Folded Corner Clipper.  Bindings, made up of long strips, should be pieced together with seams at a 45 degree angle to reduce bulk.  Finding that seamline can be challenging, but the … Continue reading

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