Episode 6 of the Accent on Amish Quilt Along video series is here! This is the sixth of our nine-lesson series that takes you step-by-step through the entire quiltmaking process, from cutting the fabric to the last binding stitch. In lesson 6 of the series, Sherri Bain Driver and Tracee Doran show you how to frame your quilt with a border, demonstrating how to:
- Determine the size of your border
- Mark and pin the border
- Stitch the border to your quilt, and trim to size
Are you new to our Accent on Amish Quilt Along? If so, we’ve designed this video series so that you can pick up and start at any time. All of our videos are completely free, and can be accessed 24-7, so if you’re just now joining us you can easily catch up for the rest of the series or even take it at your own pace. Find all past episodes of the Accent on Amish Quilt Along series by clicking here. You can also subscribe to McCall’s Quilting‘s YouTube channel to be notified each time a new episode is posted, or follow along as we post new episodes on Pinterest.
As part of the Accent on Amish Quilt Along series, we’ve created an optional kit that you can purchase in our Quilt and Sew Shop as you quilt along with us. Click here to purchase the optional kit including all fabrics needed for the quilt top and binding, plus the complete set of printed Lessons 1-9. Coordinating backing fabric is also available— click here.
Stay tuned for episodes 7-9 of the Accent on Amish Quilt series where we’ll demonstrate how to:
- Layer, baste and quilt – Episode 7
- Prepare the quilt for binding – Episode 8
- Apply the binding – Episode 9
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