Scalloped log border (looks like it's from Judy Martin's Snake River Log Cabin quilt) and Staggered Star border from her Pieced Borders book. Houston International Quilt Festival 2012 304 by reesiek1
Free pattern and Tutorial - Jean's Diamonds Quilt Pattern - The Crafty Quilter's Closet Love the blocks in the border
'Boston Block' would make a great border.
optical illusion of a braid in fabric