Create a Narrow Accent with a Perfect 1/4″ Border

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Learn the Trick to Making This Thin Border Straight and Even!

Does your quilt need a small pop of an accent color? Or, do you want to create more definition between blocks? A 1/4″ border may be just what you’re looking for.

Apply the narrow border around blocks, around the outside of the body of the quilt or wherever it works best. The thin stripe created by the border can become an important design element when given the right color and placement.

Create a Narrow Accent with a Perfect 1/4" Border

However, the idea of creating such a thin border – and one that’s straight and even – sounds daunting. Fortunately, Elisa Richardson from Bits from the Scrap Basket has an easy solution.

Her tutorial will show you the trick to achieving a straight border of even width that’s just 1/4″ wide.

Click here for the “Perfect 1/4″ Border” tutorial.


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