Skip the Measuring with These Border Techniques

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Create Straight, Scalloped or Wavy Borders with Minimal Math!

Do you get bogged down in the math while measuring and cutting borders? In the following video, master quilter Darlene Zimmerman shows how she creates borders with no tedious measuring. Ingenious!





She goes on to explain how to make both scalloped and wavy borders without complicated math. Nothing dresses up a quilt like a scalloped border and Darlene makes it so easy!

Skip the Measuring with These Border Techniques

She uses the Easy Scallop Tool (get it here) to create the curves. Very little measuring or math is involved (although there is a bit).

Watch as Jenni and Darlene provide several useful and time-saving border tips. These are great to have in your quilter’s toolbox.

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

A pattern is available for the quilt hanging in the background. While the fabric is no longer available it will be wonderful made up in other fabric lines.

Click here for the free “Easy as ABC” quilt pattern.

 

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