How to make a Jewels border for a quilt

Let’s make another border. This time the border has 2 blocks that are placed on point complete with side triangles and corner triangles.

Let’s learn how to make a Jewels border in 3 minutes:

Finished block

5 1/2″ x 5 1/2″

Fabric needs

  • 2 strips, 2 1/2″ x WOF (width of fabric), one in the background fabric and one in print A
  • 4 squares, 6 3/4″ x 6 3/4″ in the background fabric
  • 4 squares, 4 3/8″ x 4 3/8″ in print B
  • 2 square, 3 5/8″ x 3 5/8″ in the background fabric

Ready to make one?

My book Turnabout Patchwork

“Turnabout Patchwork. Simple quilts with a twist” is all about playing with blocks – making a block, slicing it up, and turning or repositioning the pieces to make a completely different block (sometimes two smaller blocks) to yield endless quilt tops.

See all the quilts in the book in a real life project

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How tomake a Jewels quilt border

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