Online Class

Finishing School: Better Borders

$29.99$39.99

Finish UFOs and future projects with borders that bring out the best in your piecing. Learn essential techniques to succeed with basic, mitered and pieced borders!

Skill Level

Beginner

What You Get

  • 7 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Class materials
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Winnie Fleming
  • Closed captioning available (web only)

How it works

  • Once you purchase find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find class materials in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Choose and create the perfect borders for any project with renowned quilting instructor Winnie Fleming. Start with how to measure, press, pin and sew simple yet beautiful blunt borders and corner block borders. Then, let Winnie guide you through creating eye-catching mitered borders with striped fabrics, directional fabrics or prints. Bring additional interest to your projects with one or more eye-catching pieced borders. Make floater borders that create a place for viewers' eyes to relax. Plus, learn Winnie's fill-in-the-blank formulas for making sure your borders fit your quilts flawlessly — every time. Finish all of your projects with complete confidence. Learn how to make quilt borders you love for projects you're proud to show off!

Lesson Breakdown

1. Basic & Simple Quilt Borders
31:00
Meet your instructor, acclaimed quilter and quilting author Winnie Fleming. You'll start the class with an engaging introduction to quilt borders, ranging from borders that are blunt to contrasting blocks in the corners. Winnie shares techniques for measuring, pressing and pinning along the way!
2. Mitered Borders
32:29
3. Pieced Borders
32:12
4. Selecting Borders for Your Quilts
22:21
5. Floater Borders & Attaching Borders
18:25
6. Medallion-Style Quilts
27:14
7. Quilting Borders
31:14

Taught by

Winnie Fleming
Winnie Fleming
Winnie Fleming is an award-winning quilter who has been honing her craft for more than 30 years, as well as quilting and judging for over 25 years. Winnie enjoys running multiple programs every year for guilds and quilting retreats. She is also the author of <i>Simple Blocks Make Sensational Quilts</i>. A native Texan, Winnie lives in Houston with her husband.
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