FREE TRICK OR TREAT: Sashings and Borders


From Ivory Background:

  • Cut (6) 1 1/2″ strips. Piece the strips for length and cut  (2) L/R borders 1 1/2″ x 54 1/2″ and (2) T/B borders 1 1/2″ x 56 1/2″

From Orange Outer Border fabric:

  • Cut (6) 2 1/2″ strips. Piece the strips for length and cut (2) L/R borders 2 1/2″ x 56 1/2″ and (2) T/B borders 2 1/2″ x 60 1/2″.


  • Assemble (4) rows of (4) blocks with sashing [g] and post squares [h].  Press towards sashing.
    Sew rows together as shown.
  • Add L/R inner ivory border.  Press out.  Add T/B ivory border.  Press out.
  • Add L/R outer orange border.  Press out.  Add T/B orange border.  Press out.
  • Quilt as desired and bind with solid black or other color of your choosing!

Hoping you are enjoying this fun quick sew along. We know many of you have told us you are following along on Facebook and Instagram. We would love to see your blocks and progress! We will show photos of Susan’s finished quilt as soon as she has it back from the quilter!

Joanna and Susan

Trick or Treat
Cutting Instructions
Block Construction
Sashing & Borders

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  1. Melanie Diederich | 23rd Oct 20

    In can’t wait to start this!!

  2. Judi Nolan | 28th Oct 20

    Everything you do is gorgeous!💕💕❤️

    • | 1st Nov 20

      You are so kind. thank you!

  3. Jodi | 12th Nov 20

    My last fabric orders is arriving today! I am so excited to start this! Late for this year, but early for next! I may be unexpectedly going to a quilt shop today, so there could be more AHE in my world!

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