Making borders that fit your quilts is easy with the step-by-step techniques in this sequel. Whether borders are used to make a quilt larger or to add a design element, the author gives us a variety of designs and techniques to make each quilt special. Contains different styles of borders, from traditional pieced to elegant applique, that can be stitched by hand or machine. No more guessing games – learn the author’s method of folding paper to make a template for sizing border elements, from simple squares to beautiful swags, that fit the edge of the quilt. A variety of finishing touches, ranging from simple piping to double and triple layers of piping, shell scallops, multiple types of prairie points, and shark’s teeth, can take a quilt from ordinary to be a top prize winner.The Quilt Primer chapter includes step-by-step photographs to follow for stitching perfect mitered borders every time! The chapter on binding takes the mystery out of making and applying binding for a sturdy edge treatment. The author, a master at simplifying techniques, shares many of her favorite tips.