How do you Mitre a corner?
What is the best way to sew mitered corners?
- The multiple folds along each edge pile up on top of each other and create an excess of fabric at the corner when hemming two edges that meet.
- Press the same amount again.
- Unfold everything.
- Find the middle square formed by the folds.
- Trim along line.
- 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 called a miter joint in American English) is formed by cutting each of the two parts to be joined across the main surface at a 45u00b0 angle to form a 90u00b0 angle.