Stitch a fancy-looking braid easily with this tried-and-true quilting technique for a quilted braid. You will love having this useful quilting skill as a part of your repertoire! Put together using half hexagons, this video lesson shows you how you can also use numerous quilt fabric colors to make these long braids in your quilts. The Fons & Porter Hexagon Ruler can be found at ShopFonsandPorter.com and makes this quilting technique easy! Adding a 60 degree quilted braid to your border not only provides traditional appeal to your top but also makes your quilt look much more difficult than it really is!
About The 60º Quilted Braid
Put together using half hexagons, this video lesson shows you how you to create the fancy-looking 60 degree braid. Plus, check out a tutorial from Mary Fons using a special hexagon ruler to get a fabric ‘braid’ started for a different kind of strippy quilt. If you’re looking for another quilting video tutorial on a particular technique, check out our Sew Easy lessons to find it there.