Learn the basics of good border design and step-by-step border techniques. Add drama and style to any quilt with basic design elements, good color contrast, and correct application. Find dozens of border options in different sizes for hundreds of design possibilities.
The Midwest Book Review, Wisconsin Bookwatch February, 2009 A hardcover book with a spiral binding enabling it to lay flat for easy reference, Borders The basics & beyond is the latest in the award-winning “basics & beyond” series. Borders The basics & beyond focuses on border designs, and how to create borders with eye-catching color and contrast. Featuring twelve projects and dozens of suggested border designs, Borders The basics & beyond is a superb mix-and-match resource for quilters of all skill and experience levels. Full-color photography of each of the step-by-step instructions makes Borders The basics & beyond extremely easy and helpful to use. Highly recommended.
Quilter’s Newsletter, EyeQ Book Review Reviewer: Angie Hodapp June/July 2009 You’ve worked too hard on that quilt top to put plain old borders on it! Here’s a photo-packed, beginner-friendly guide to pieced and appliquéd borders that will enhance your overall design and—better yet—fit your quilt. Jill will help you make a medallion-style border sampler quilt, and then she’ll set you free to try one of her seven projects or to use her no-math charts to design better borders…and better quilts.
Fons & Porter’s Love of Quilting Quilter’s Bookshelf May/June, 2009 Creating beautiful borders is easy with this new book in the ‘basics & beyond’ series by Landauer Publishing. Jill Reber teaches the value of border design and how to add drama and style to your quilts with appropriate borders. Included in this book are 12 projects and dozens of additional border design options. The easy-to-follow instructions, color photos, and illustrations provide inspiration for quilters of all skill levels.
EInsider Volume 4, Issue 3: March, 2009 The latest addition to Landauer’s ‘basics & beyond’ series, this book provides the fundamentals of good border design and demonstrates how borders with the right color, contrast, and application can dramatically change the overall look of a quilt. It includes 12 projects with step-by-step photos and instructions, as well as dozens of other borders designs options and helpful suggestions.
The Midwest Book Review, California Bookwatch March, 2009 Borders do more than add size to a quilt: they serve to frame the center and highlight the central quilt design itself, and Jill Reber here offers quilters a key to what makes for good border design. Step-by-step techniques offer dozens of border options in a range of sizes, using blocks with basic design elements to contrast and add style to quilt projects. Lay-flat binding with spine lettering makes this a very practical quilter's guide.
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