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Any suggestions on how to use horizontal pattern boards to quilt vertical boarders? Only way I can think of is to turn the quilt around on the frame to make quilt border run horizontally like the pattern boards. Might be dumb question but I am new to this and you ladies have given me great help just by reading some of questions and answers. Thanks Quilting friends.

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The best way to do it is to turn the quilt.  While I don't use pattern boards per se, I turn the quilts when I do Quiltazoid border patterns, or long straight line quilting.  It's just a matter of unpinning the quilt, rotating it 90 degrees and repinning.  It usually takes about an half hour.  BTW, I do all the horizontal quilting on the first pinning, before I turn it, and since the "sandwich" is completely secured, I only pin to one of the leaders when I turn.  Hope this helps. Jim

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On 12/17/2018 at 11:46 PM, probbins said:

Any suggestions on how to use horizontal pattern boards to quilt vertical boarders? Only way I can think of is to turn the quilt around on the frame to make quilt border run horizontally like the pattern boards. Might be dumb question but I am new to this and you ladies have given me great help just by reading some of questions and answers. Thanks Quilting friends.

i want to ask that how to use these vertical pattern boards as an horizontal shape 

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