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Free Patchwork Tip - Adding Borders

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Free Patchwork Tip - Adding Borders

How to add borders to a patchwork quilt. The 2 basic things to remember when adding borders to a quilt are1. Measure across the middle of the quilt - not the edges as the edges can stretch slightly.2. Pin the border to the quilt matching ends and mid points. Ease the border/quilt to fit if needed.    Add the side borders Measure across the centre not the edges. Cut the border strips to this size. Add borders to the 2 sides - pinning the ends and mid points. Ease as needed.   Add the top and bottom borders Measure across...

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Free Patchwork Pattern - Quick Jelly Roll Patchwork Quilt

Free Patterns Quilt - Jelly Roll

Free Patchwork Pattern - Quick Jelly Roll Patchwork Quilt

Jelly Roll Patchwork Quilt Using a jelly roll means you don't have to agonise over co-ordinating fabrics, but for some this is half the fun, so however you want to go about it you need 35 strips (2 1/2") the full width of the fabric. It may be a way of using up some of your fabric stash! You also need a co-ordinating background fabric.   In summary the requirements are: 35 strips (2 1/2”) or a Jelly Roll (click here to view what's available) Background fabric - 2.5m (for around the strips and borders) Backing & wadding: enough to cover quilt 170cm x...

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Charity Quilts - Pictures from the day and some of the completed quilts

Charity Quilts

Charity Quilts - Pictures from the day and some of the completed quilts

This was from the charity day in Feb 2014.The quilts made are various sizes and styles as you can see.The quilts were donated to The Lismore Mental Health Unit and to a womens refuge home. Much fun was had by all!

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