Quilt binding is something that I do for so many of my projects and something that I get asked about a lot. This technique also requires careful batting trimming and squaring of the quilt, and I found it easiest to pin the backing upon itself to keep it from getting nicked. The difference between binding by machine and binding by hand is where you’ll start sewing. Then, fold the strip down in the new direction you will be sewing so that the folded edge of the binding is even with the edge of the quilt. To work around the corner of the quilt with the binding, turn the quilt and fold the binding up and away from the edge you have been sewing. The size of the binding is determined by the size of the seam allowance used when the binding is sewn on and how loosely or tightly the binding is folded to … If you have a walking foot you can use that, I am using an old vintage 15-91 Singer and the walking feet I have don’t really work well with it so I just use a regular foot. Clover Desk Needle Threader. So you’ve basted and quilted your quilt and you know what kind of fabric you need, so let’s get started. We will use this unsewn binding to connect the beginning and ending of the binding strips later in the tutorial. Continue to sew along the edge of the quilt until you are about a ¼â€ away from the bottom. This Fall has been filled with quilt making projects and outings for us. It's the step many quilters forget about and most beginning quilters aren't even aware of until they reach this stage of the process. Press binding in half lengthwise, wrong sides together. Oct 23, 2020 - Explore National Quilters Circle's board "Quilt Binding", followed by 95201 people on Pinterest. Stitch the binding tape to the quilt sandwich using a ¼â€ seam allowance. This will give you a nice miter when you do the second part of stitching the binding to the quilt. Before you bind, you need to somehow “quilt” your quilt. Today we have a quilt project brought to you by Rae from Made by Rae for easy quilt binding.. Rae is always sewing up new projects … Bias binding is a durable way to finish a quilt. Line up the raw edge of the binding to the raw edge of the quilt. Wrap the folded edge of the binding to the backside of the quilt, creating the mitered corners, again as we described above. Start sewing 8-10 inches from the end of the binding. On FB a while ago someone was asking about how we all sew binding onto a quilt and it made me think of how I have different methods, of course if it’s a show quilt or magazine quilt I sew the binding to the front and hand sew onto the back, but if it’s for anything else I use 1/4″ “binding” tape from the warm company! Quilt binding has two recognizable definitions: it is both an object and a process. Press the binding away from the quilt: Then fold the binding to the front of the quilt. Binding Your Quilt: Ok. To miter corners, stop stitching about 1/4-inch away from corner and backstitch. Binding a quilt is the process of surrounding the raw edges of fabric and batting of your quilt with a long strip of fabric called binding. For this quilt binding method we will attach the binding to the back of the quilt first. Backstitch a few stitches to lock the seam. Pick one corner of the quilt and fold the binding into a mitered corner, then pin the miter in place: Make … Fold binding down again so that binding raw edge makes a horizontal fold that aligns See more ideas about quilt binding… Fold the binding to the back and keep it in place with pins. We started off with the super easy and adorable cheater quilt, made quilt binding, and took a trip to the Quilt Market. This will make attaching your binding much easier, and when your quilt is laid out on a bed or folded neatly, it will look professionally made. 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