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A cornerstone of red fabric is added to each corner of the border to eliminate the need for mitering the corners of the striped Full Bloom fabric.

2 simple tips for a flawless quilt border using striped fabric

Yesterday on QUILTsocial we used 2 different methods to add a pop of white to our quilt top made with ...
Deciding where to cut

1 essential tip for sewing together oddly shaped fabric pieces

Yesterday on QUILTsocial I shared with you my 2 favorite tips for sewing with directional fabrics and we made two ...
Sewing the flying geese blocks together

Sewing the Mystic Garden quilt top

Putting the pieces together Last night I finished sewing the 24 flying geese units for my Mountain View quilt and ...
The finished quilt

How to use ColorWorks Concepts to make a quilt border

Picking an inner border Before adding borders to a quilt it's important to decide which fabric to use for the ...
The finished strip set

Cutting ColorWorks Concepts strip sets

I'm really enjoying working with the ColorWorks Concepts fabric line from Northcott! Yesterday we cut all of the strips of ...
The fabrics have arrived!

Using strip sets to make quick and easy quilt blocks

My fabric has arrived! Thanks to Elaine at Northcott, my fabric arrived quickly and I'm able to get started on ...
The finished quilt top--love the color and the directional houses.

Sewing Borders Provide the Finishing Touch

In the border vs no border questions I almost always and exclusively vote for borders. At least one!  I generally ...