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Quilt maker, pattern designer, fabric dyer, and lover of all things quilting.

Tweet Friends Blog Post #6: How to Make Borders Fit and Lay Flat

Technique: How to Make Borders Fit and Lay Flat A quilt that lays flat with nicely squared borders is a thing of beauty.  And, although pattern designers like myself provide border measurements, sometimes due to sewing differences and handling of the quilt top, those border measurements don't quite match those of your quilt. So here are some steps to assure that your borders fit your quilt. 1. Always measure your quilt vertically and horizontally through the quilt's...

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