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Thread: Border Strips

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    Junior Member QuiltingB's Avatar
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    Okay, I have purchased and washed my fabrics for my borders. Do I cut the fabric WOF or LOF for the borders? Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by QuiltingB
    Okay, I have purchased and washed my fabrics for my borders. Do I cut the fabric WOF or LOF for the borders? Thanks.
    That depends. If you want to piece it then WOF, if you have enough to do a full length, then LOF.

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    What she said. :-D

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    I'll do LOF as much as I can then. Thanx for the help.

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    LOF will have less stretch so that is the method I prefer.

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    I always cut mine WOF. I don't mind pieced borders.

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    For me, it depends on the pattern!! Stripes especially, I will often cut both ways.

    I don't mind pieced borders either... but sometimes the ocd comes out with pattern direction...

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    either way works........... WOF or LOF if you do piece the border make sure your seams are done on a 45 degree angle seam........ they are less noticable

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    I don't think which way you cut makes much difference......

    just make sure to measure!! the borders before you sew them on

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