A quick corner is a quilting term that refers to a rectangle that has a triangle in at least one of the corners. The triangle originally was cut as a square.
Quick Corners can be used to replace some time consuming traditional quilting methods. Watch the informative video below and then check out the links to some of our Quick Corner Beginner Projects.
I find this to be a fun and relaxing technique for both beginners and advanced quilters. I recommend using this method when teaching children to quilt. I hope you will try using a Quick Corner in your next quilting endeavor.
Quick Corner Beginner Projects:
This is a quick and easy baby quilt made from scraps of novelty prints. Don’t have any scraps? – This quilt can be with just 2 different fabrics. It looks great in almost all fabric prints or solids.
This is a a great beginner project featuring the quick corner method. Only two fabrics were used in this quilt but you might decide to mix it up with different colored stars and/or star rays.
Learn how to use Quick Corners to make these Faux Sawtooth Stars. A traditional Sawtooth Star (in center) has 16 areas that need to be accurately matched. The “faux” stars (on left and right) only have 4 areas that require matching; a good pattern for beginners.
Recycling Leftover Quick Corners:
Learn about recycling all those leftover quick corners.
Looking to buy rotary cutting equipment for cutting those quick corners? Follow these links: