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Posts Tagged ‘mitered border’

Top 10 Tips for New Quilters – Sashing & Borders

Posted on: December 8th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

Welcome to this week’s installment of the Top 10 Tips for new quilters – Sashing & Borders.  For the complete line up of weekly tips, please see this page. Sashing: The basic building block of a quilt is a quilt block.  Some quilts look fabulous by simply piecing these blocks together.  Some blocks even allow […]

Giggles Up Top

Posted on: July 11th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I could not be more pleased with the progress made this week on my Giggles charm pack quilt top!  Such a delight to see how perky and fresh it turned out! Paired up with some bright Kona cotton solids, these fun charms squares are now all framed in and have been sashed in Kona Snow.  […]

Kansas Dugout Quilt Block and Y Seam Tutorial

Posted on: April 10th, 2014 by Lorna McMahon

I just love this little guy.  Such an amazing little piece.  The 1/4″ presser foot with guide. Have you ever noticed those little notches along the side before? Me either… Until now!   Each is spaced exactly 1/4″ apart.  Hmmm….. In Monday’s post, which you can read here, I promised to share my secret on […]

Oink A Doodle Moo twin baby quilts

Posted on: November 15th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Well, as it turns out, I had twins! I recently posted about some leftover Oink A Doodle Moo (by Jenn Ski for Moda) that I was playing around with and created a baby quilt top.  I still had some large scraps on the design wall. So more playtime ensued!  For this second baby boy quilt, […]

Mitered Border Quilt Tutorial

Posted on: October 30th, 2013 by Lorna McMahon

Today I would like to share with you the steps taken to make a multiple mitered border. First you will need to determine the length of your borders.  My unfinished quilt top measured 25.5″ square. 25.5 – (.25 + .25) for the seams will give a finished width of 25″ I wanted to add a […]