Sewing binding on your quilt is the very last step of making your quilt.
This is not a hard step… but if you’re new to it… it’s always easier to watch a video on how to do it.
Sew the fabric strips together at a 45 degree angle
I love the technique she shows to sew the strips at a 45 degree angle. It’s so darn simple and yet, I’ve never done it this way. Just goes to show you that you can always learn something new in the world of sewing.
Start sewing the binding strips to the back of your quilt
Yet, another good tip for sewing on bias binding to your quilt. It is so easy to assume you start on the front of your quilt and wrap the binding to the back of the quilt. But you sew it to the back first. And then wrap it to the front.
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Did you notice the beautiful quilting pattern on her quilt?
Oh man I wish I could quilt like that! I admit… I love to piece and quilt, but I need MUCH practice on the free hand quilting. 🙂
Mitered Corners easy
She shows how to create mitered corners with your binding. She really makes this incredibly simple… but honestly, it really is!
I love love the tips she gives to finish off the front binding. I never thought about sewing rick rack to the front! What a terrific idea!
I learned a lot from this video. Yes, I have a video or two on sewing binding to a quilt… but I have to admit, Jenny (that’s her name too) does such a great job showing us all the steps. Great video!
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