Here's some interesting Border construction ideas from Quilter's Cache that can be used successfully on Patriotic Quilts.
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Borders Made Easy Quilting Borders - Quilting Made Easy
Big Leaf Vines are always a favorite of mine for large border areas: This is a very basic big leaf vine.
Quilting Stencils > Flying Friends - Item: 7 on QuiltingCreations.
Add Borders to Your Quilts with Jenny Doan from Quilting Quickly
A Sentimental Quilter: Small Quilting
Quilty Folk: Part Learning How to Make the Baptist Fan Pattern for Hand Quilting
Prevent Wavy Borders After Quilting! OR [How to Make Your Quilt Lay Flat With Borders] Watch the Border Control Videos - Page 3 of 3 - Keeping u n Stitches Quilting
A quick quilting tip to adding speedy borders to a quilt.