How do you sew a mitred corner?

How do you sew mitered corners?

How to Sew Mitered Corners

  1. Here’s how to do it. …
  2. 2) Fold the hem over again with the same width and iron.
  3. 3) On the corner, unroll one fold of the hem.
  4. 4) Fold the corner in diagonally. …
  5. 5) Mark along that diagonal crease with chalk or pencil or fabric pen.
  6. 6) Fold the fabric over and sew along the marked diagonal line.

How do you sew a Mitre hem?

How to sew mitered corners

  1. When hemming two edges that meet, the multiple folds along each edge pile up on top of each other and create an excess of fabric at the corner. …
  2. Press the same amount again. …
  3. Unfold everything.
  4. Find the middle square formed by the folds. …
  5. Trim along line.
  6. Fold angled edge in so that the creases line up with each other.


What does it mean to miter a corner?

A mitre joint (often miter in American English) is a joint made by cutting each of two parts to be joined, across the main surface, usually at a 45° angle, to form a corner, usually a 90° angle. It is called beveling when the angled cut is done on the side, although the resulting joint is still a mitre joint.

How do you make a fabric corner?


  1. Cut three 4″ x 4″ squares.
  2. Fold one square in half to form a triangle.
  3. Place triangle on top of another square, fold at center, top and side edges aligned.
  4. Add remaining square on top with right sides together.
  5. Clip to hold.
  6. Sew around square with 1/4″ seam allowance leaving 2″ opening at bottom.
  7. Snip corners.
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