Archive for the 'Applique Borders' Category

Attach Applique Border Before or After Applique is Complete?

Published on February 10, 2011

I am currently adapting your wonderful floral 10″ border (from Reflections of Baltimore) to use with four 16 inch blocks designed by Gabrielle Swain.  My question is this:  Do I applique the borders BEFORE attaching them to the blocks, or AFTER I applique? 
 If doing the applique first, how do I ensure the borders will not [...]

Planning an Applique Border for a Pieced Quilt

Published on May 2, 2010

Dear Jeana,
 Your comments in the “Sewing Room” portion of your website are both  thoughtful and valuable.  Like the appliqué directions in your book, they are clear, practical, and artistic. Thank you.
 My favorite quilts are those that combine piecing and appliqué.  I would  like to add an appliquéd border to a quilt center made of three [...]