Stitch the spine first, then stitch up one side and ending in a tear drop at the tip.Easier to match up the loops on the two sides. | Deborah M. Poole's book, "You Can Quilt It!"
How to Free Motion Quilt, A Series
Here’s a technique that will help you increase your border design repertoire with virtually little or no marking. We like to think of this as "mixing and matching” because all the designs are based on a common principle—an imaginary line down the center of the border that allows the designs to bounce from one side to the other.