Innovative Quilt Border Designs - Let’s add some Razzle Dazzle to your finish line. Innovative borders add an extra layer of excitement and discovery to enhance the visual impact of your quilt. Use them to enrich your color scheme, dramatize a theme, bring unity, balance, or create movement. Learn helpful principles of design as they apply to borders. Kathy shares tips for choosing complimentary innovative designs, construction of various options and quilting your borders. This book includes over 70 colorful images from many award winning quilters to inspire you. A big thank you to so many other quilters who shared their design thoughts and great borders in this book. One of my favorite parts of quilting is planning visually interesting and fun borders.
Review - Kathy, your book is beautiful and your tips are so meaningful - I found ideas that will definitely make their way into future quilts.
Contents: Introduction, Ten Border Design tips, Repeats, Design elements, Inner Borders, Flange/ Mat combination, Pieced inner borders, squares on point, flying geese, checkerboard, Using panels and stripes, Outer Border Basics, Piping, Double scallops, Innovative pieced borders, Shadow trapunto, Celtic bias strips, Prairie points/ Clam shells/ tabs, Commercial Trims and Embellishments, Angled diagonally pieced borders, Partial Borders, Border text, Keeping the theme alive, No Border Showy bindings, Inktense border designs, Spoonflower border prints, Mitered borders, Quilting Your Borders Basics, Resources, About the Author