Mitered Borders

Annie's Quilting for the Home - - News -

1. Add at least twice the bor­der width to the bor­der lengths in­structed to cut.

2. Cen­ter and sew the side borders to the quilt, be­gin­ning and end­ing stitch­ing 1/4" from the quilt cor­ner and back­stitch­ing (Fig­ure 1). Re­peat with the top and bot­tom borders. 3. Fold and pin quilt right sides to­gether at a 45-de­gree an­gle on one cor­ner (Fig­ure 2). Place a straight­edge along the fold and lightly mark a line across the bor­der ends. 4. Stitch along the line, back­stitch­ing to se­cure. Trim seam to 1/4" and press open (Fig­ure 3).

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