The Creative Possibilities of Panel Prints
I love working with panel prints because they offer unique opportunities to showcase fabric design motifs.
What is a panel print, exactly, and how does it differ from its close cousin, the border print?
Border prints vs. panel prints
Border prints feature a design that runs along the fabric’s length, or straight grain. As the name suggests, the designs decorate the top edge, the bottom edge, or both edges, and can be narrow or wide. Border prints are often used in women’s skirts and other garments with a full hem.
Two border prints live in my stash, just waiting for the right projects.
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