Friday, January 30, 2015

Friday Finds #3

  I'm not sure what I spent my week doing, but I know I was busy.  Sometimes the time just gets away from me.  So I am pulling in a couple of pins I found a while back.

From Molly Flanders blog
   If you are in need of a different type of border idea, look at this one.  It's from Molly Flanders blog.  There is a good tutorial on creating a spike border that is a no fuss, not precise, very relaxed attitude style.  In other words, anything works, and no worry about the quilt police pointing out your points are not right!  I think it would be great for just about any scrap quilt.







From asquaredw blog



To go along with the spike border, I found another tutorial that will give you a more precise piecing for the border----if you prefer for all things to be the same.  This is from asquaredw blog  .   She refers to them as HRT---half rectangle triangles.  I am no math whiz, but she is it seems!  It's a good tutorial for creating the HRT.






   As always, please visit the original blog posts that are linked in bold print for the information and tutorials.  Pin from the original post--not from here--to have a direct link to the information.  I am only sharing the source not the info.
   And a reminder.......do a daily scan of your computer.  There is so much spam and junk out there right now.  Don't spread it around....scan.  That includes adware scans.  Be safe when browsing.

5 comments:

  1. Thank you for the tip--looks like it would make a great border

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  2. Those HRT's are on my list of things to do, I've seen a few quilts with them and I like the look. Did you catch something on your new computer?

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  3. Very cute border idea. It would look great on a scrappy quilt.

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  4. Ooo, what a great border idea. I rarely use borders but that one inspires me! Thanks for sharing!

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