1. Cut and piece red-and-cream check 1-1/2x42" strips to make:
2—1-1/2x48-1/2" inner border strips
2—1-1/2x39-1/2" inner border strips
2. Sew long inner border strips to long edges of quilt center. Add short inner border strips to remaining edges. Press all seams toward inner border.
3. Cut and piece blue print 3-1/2x42" strips to make:
2—3-1/2x50-1/2" outer border strips
2—3-1/2x45-1/2" outer border strips
4. Sew long outer border strips to long edges of quilt center. Sew short outer border strips to remaining edges to complete quilt top. Press all seams toward outer border.