Machine Quilt Borders the Easy Way

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This Tip Saves Time and Goes More Smoothly!

Do you dread machine quilting those long border strips? Whether you’re doing straight line quilting with your walking foot or free motion quilting, it can be a hassle to continually have to reposition the entire quilt while working your way down borders.





Angela Walters has a great solution – quilt the border in chunks. That way you can quilt the borders along with the rest of the quilt as you’re working your way out from the center.

Machine Quilt Borders the Easy Way

The following video shows how that works. While Angela is using a sit-down quilting machine, the same idea will work with your home machine.

She also demonstrates a simple feather design that looks great and works nicely with her method of doing borders.

Click here to view the video at YouTube if it does not play on your device.

 

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