In this video, Heather Thomas teaches you how to add graphic appeal to your quilts with fabulous concentric squares flanked by rows of easy circles. Follow along with Heather as she walks you through this fun free motion border technique.
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Could you just use the circles around the border, instead of both? I am looking for a simple design for a baby quilt.
Absolutely! One of the great things about free motion quilting is that you can make up your own designs as you go.
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Thank you for this short tutorial and the videos too , Heather. I rreally like the way you breakdown a design into smaller sections to show us how they’re done. I am looking forward to trying these designs out on my own quilt.