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What is "butterfly corners" - Definition & Explanation

A style of cushion or pillow corner, made by drawing a fold from a point approximately 2 in from the corner to meet a corresponding fold made on the adjacent side, and basting this pleat in place. Upon joining the top and bottom plate, line these pleats up and the effect is of a butterfly wing.

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