Borders Bindings and Edges: The Art of Finishing Your Quilt
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Borders Bindings and Edges: The Art of Finishing Your Quilt

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The ultimate reference guide for quilt borders and finishes!
Paperback, 114 pages
Published August 1st 2004 by C&T Publishing, Inc. (first published May 1st 2004)
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Jun 05, 2009 JayeL rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I admire Sally Collins precision work a lot and her latest book is another that I purchased with birthday money. It is called Borders Bindings Edges. First, there are excellent pictures of Collins’ quilts, but include other artist’s work as well. This is a book about techniques. Collins believes that precision piecing is important and this book thoroughly explains how create different types of borders, including mitered corners. She also discusses bindings (thus the title) and has lengthy discus...more
THIS IS A GO TO BOOK... If your quilt lacks spark or you want to make your quilt special this book gives you great ideas and techniques. Ms Collins uses more than special fabric to make her quilts special, she uses techniques and specialized border treatments to make the quilts special.

I have been using her binding technique in my last quilt after I screwed up the binding on my best quilt. I am currently re-doing the binding application on my best quilt.


Catherine Woodman
This is an area of quilting where I have alot to learn and would like to focus on this as I get back into quilting--but not immediately, because I think they are alot of work without people (except other quilters) realizing just how much work it is.
She has great tips and suggestions, but I haven't used it all that much.
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