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Taught by Winnie Fleming
Online Class

Pieced Borders for Any Quilt

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Join Craftsy favorite Winnie Fleming as she shares smart methods for constructing custom-fit borders from basic and complex units alike. Find out how to fit any quilt with simple math and flexible floater borders, and learn timesaving tips for incorporating faux borders that look just as good as the real thing,


  • intermediate
  • 6 episodes
  • 1h53m

Included in this Class

1. Pieced Border Designs

1. Pieced Border Designs

Winnie Fleming starts class by showing how custom pieced borders can be a beautiful extension of your quilt. Then follow along for some smart strategies that let you try on designs before committing to them. You'll also learn the importance of testing your seam allowances; accuracy is critical for successful pieced borders.

2. Calculating Unit Requirements

2. Calculating Unit Requirements

Discover an easy method for calculating the number of units you need to assemble your border, whether it's square or rectangular. When you're ready, Winnie helps you determine the yardage you'll need.

3. Assembling Simple Units

3. Assembling Simple Units

Ever wanted to piece a flying geese border? Winnie shares all the steps and a nifty shortcut to create half square triangles from larger pieces. As you move on to a Squares on Point border unit, you'll discover how to calculate the units and assemble them. Winnie ends with a method that uses paper to achieve accurate quarter square triangles and modified sawtooth units.