April 2013 Meeting

—- BORDERS, BORDERS, BORDERS!! —

Carol Piercy spoke on borders.  She had us thinking about multiple borders, several different takes on pieced borders, and colour considerations as borders can enhance the beauty of the quilt.

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Picture of one of her quilts in progress where borders will be added as a sandwich.
Unusual Corners on Binding   Carol also talked about bindings.  Here she is giving advice on shaping the binding on an octagonal quilt.

During the meeting we heard about interesting borders seen by a few of our members went to the Boundary Bay Quilters’ Show.
BBQ borders 1BBQ borders 2

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While we are noting borders, please have a look at those created by Gail Hunt and shown on the previous posting.

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