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Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders

with Eva Larkin Hawkins
Machine Quilting Beautiful Borders
Discover the beauty of borders! Join instructor Eva Larkin Hawkins for an exploration of how easy it can be to frame your quilts with gorgeous motifs.

Quilt borders often get overlooked, but instructor Eva Larkin Hawkins knows that they can transform a quilt right before your eyes. Follow along as Eva shows you how fast, easy and fun it can be to select, size and stitch motifs using templates and stencils. Put Eva's cutting, measuring and finishing techniques to use as you size, transfer and stitch any design of your choosing on virtually any project. Using basic mathematical equations and a selection of gorgeous designs, you'll soon discover a new passion for borders.

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Lesson 1. Getting Started

  • Meet your instructor, Eva Larkin Hawkins, and get off to a running start as you learn how to select and prepare fabric, and how to audition and pin your borders before quilting.


Lesson 2. Templates vs. Stencils


Lesson 3. Spacing the Motifs


Lesson 4. Transferring & Stitching the Designs


Lesson 5. Continuous Border Designs


Lesson 6. Side Borders & Feathers


Lesson 7. Top & Bottom Borders


Lesson 8. Stitching the Outer Border

"This class could not have been better timed. I just completed quilting all the blocks in my first non-practice quilt and was so stuck on how to tackle the borders. (Eva) explained the math part in a way I finally understood. Now I can get busy and finish the borders without fear. Thank you so much for teaching this class."
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