No need to worry about 45 degree angles and 1/4″ seam allowances when you do it Val’s way.
Mitred corners can add movement and aren’t as difficult as you might think. They are particularly good to use with quilts that have an on-point setting as this continues the visual theme.
You can create a multi-fabric border and use this too.
Valerie shows you how you can make good use of the iron, avoid worrying about the 45 degree angle and the 1/4″ seam allowance.
A similar method is used for Attic Windows ).