• 22:56

    How to Add a Wavy or Scalloped Border to your Quilt

    Adding a scalloped or wavy border to your next quilting project can really make it stand out from simply straight borders. Colleen Tauke walks you through how to plan out, measure, draw, cut, and sew a wavy or scalloped border. How to Create a Wavy or Scalloped Border Planning Colleen begins by showing a small…

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  • 20:15

    Sew a Mitered Border on a Quilt

    Many quilts have borders as part of their design. Next time you have a quilt that calls for a border, consider adding a mitered border. Colleen Tauke shows you step-by-step how to add a mitered border to a small quilt sample. How to Sew a Mitered Border on a Quilt Colleen begins by showing examples…

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  • 7:39

    How to Attach Quilt Borders

    Depending on the quilt design, adding a border is a common last step when completing a quilt top. Toby Lischko shows you how to properly attach quilt borders, including giving tips on squaring quilts and cutting border strips so everything fits together nicely. Adding Quilt Borders Before you can add a border to a quilt,…

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  • Making Narrow Borders
    12:44

    Making Narrow Borders

    Dana Jones shows you two helpful techniques for making a narrow border on your quilts. She demonstrates each technique while teaching you how to put quarter inch strips into your quilts. Find out when to utilize this simple technique and see how beneficial these tips can truly be for you. Improve your quilting skills today…

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  • Fun Quilt Border Ideas
    4:49

    Fun Quilt Border Ideas

    Heather Thomas presents some fun quilt border ideas as well as teaches you how to create a quilt border that isn’t straight edged so that you don’t have to do all the calculations and you can create unique edges that you’ll be proud of. She shows a few different examples of her own work, and…

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  • Cutting Long Quilt Borders
    5:41

    Cutting Long Quilt Borders

    Cutting long quilt borders that are perfectly straight can be difficult. Heather Thomas shows you her technique for folding and cutting borders that come out perfect every time with no waves, ‘elbows’ or any other issues. Folding and Cutting The first step in cutting long quilt borders is folding your fabric down to a manageable…

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  • Guidelines for Creating Great Quilt Borders
    5:21

    Guidelines for Creating Great Quilt Borders

    Heather Thomas demonstrates how borders can be used in several different ways. See her many examples and find out how important it is for your quilts to have border balance. Learn the guidelines for quilting borders as well as what a border system is! Use these tips to help you make good choices in your…

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  • How to Make a Quilt Border
    6:55

    How to Make a Quilt Border: Cutting and Measuring

    Diane Harris talks about the problematic process of measuring and cutting borders. She teaches you a method that is fast, easy and accurate, especially on large quilts. Also, as an added benefit it will help your quilt hang flat without wobbling borders.

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  • How to Sign a Quilt
    3:02

    How to Sign a Quilt

    Heather Thomas talks about the importance of documenting your work, and she shows you a few different examples of her own work that she has “signed” by sewing her name directly into the quilt. You can make your name stand out by sewing it in high-contrast thread against a low-contrast background or make it subtler…

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