Just around the Corner: Quilts with Easy Mitered Borders by Kari M. Carr is a great addition to Martingale’s list of resources that will benefits quilters of all levels. Whether you’re still learning or if you’re an experienced quilter looking to add that extra touch of professionalism to your projects, mitered corners are an excellent place to start. As the patterns in this book will show you, this is a technique you can use on your full quilt patterns, as well as on small projects for your home decor.
For those of you who have never worked with mitered borders before, Kari M. Carr’s introductory guides will be very helpful in your progress. She explains and demonstrates with image how you choose fabrics, measure your projects, and utilize different types of stitching in your projects. The format of Just around the Corner allows for both those who prefer directions and those who prefer visuals to get the best instruction.
The patterns themselves are certain ones you can’t miss. If you expected Just around the Corner to simply teach you how to add mitered borders to table clothes or bed quilts, you are in for a surprise. Any room in your house can get a little sprucing up with these decorative patterns, and you can even treat yourself with some chic patterns like the very popular “Boardwalk Tote Bag”. You may discover a whole new set of patterns that you never thought to try before!
Finally found just what you need to improve your next quilting project? Then make sure you enter the latest giveaway on FaveQuilts, because we’re giving away a free copy of Just around the Corner: Quilts with Easy Mitered Borders. You have until the 12th, so don’t waste any more time!