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Old 08-26-2018, 08:31 AM
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Hello all, I'm designing a quilt with a border that looks like the attached photo. Does anyone have a link to a tutorial that talks about the easiest way to construct this border. I'm not sure what it is called so haven't had a successful search on my own. Thanks.

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Old 08-26-2018, 09:40 AM
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I immediately think of half square triangles put together.
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Old 08-26-2018, 10:27 AM
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This is a Seminole border using 1/2 square triangles in the center...
This site has some instructions. Just replace the centre with 1/2 square triangles and add a green square to one side and a black square to the other side and piece and trim as shown.
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Old 08-27-2018, 07:30 AM
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This is where the On Point ruler will be very useful especially for a border.
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Old 08-28-2018, 06:35 AM
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Looks like flying geese sewn to make border.
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Old 08-28-2018, 10:35 AM
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quilterscache.com They have a bunch of wonderful borders, including the one above, and it is all free. I use them frequently.

I have done this and the best way is to make half square triangles using your favorite method. Then add a triangle to two sides. Looking at the pattern at an angle you can see the piece. Sew them in the strip.

Of course you must do the math!

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Old 08-29-2018, 08:54 AM
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Yes, and very easy to follow!
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Old 08-29-2018, 09:40 AM
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How I would assemble it:

I would play around a bit with how to press the seams to minimize bulk.

I used to mark the seam lines so I knew where to line up the triangles - and then pin the pieces together after lining up the markings. It minimized the aggravation.

There are probably a zillion other ways - but that is how I think I would start assembling it.
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