How to sew binding on a baby quilt (it could be a big quilt also) without having to bother with doing mitered corners. Mitered corners are hard to get just exactly right and if you are a perfectionist and want it to look just so, then you should try this method.
I love this method. I can do the mitered corners, but since I have discovered this method I never do mitered. I'll never go back. It doesn't affect how the quilt looks at all in my opinion.
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I need instructions on putting a finished edging on a quilt.
By Ada from Plano, TX
Search on youtube.com you just might find an instructional tutorial.
The use of packaged binding is probably the easiest way to go. The folds ironed into the binding help guide your sewing - first on the machine and then in folding it over the quilt to finish by hand.
I also agree that you should be able to find a video tutorial to see it.
Binding is my favorite part!
Can you help please? I have no problem binding quilts with mitred corners, but I am now trying to bind around a rectangular hole that I have made into a quilt (I am making a cover for my sewing machine and am making the opening on the top for the handle to come through). Because I am binding around the inside rather than the outside of the fabric (if you see what I mean) I can't work the mitred corners. Any suggestions please?
By Jane from England
Use the term 'bound buttonhole' for an online search because it will return several good, illustrated step-by-step photos and diagrams to walk you through the best way to accomplish what you're hoping to do.
Yes, it's true 'bound buttonhole' doesn't sound as though it's the answer to your question - but it is:) The principal of the bound buttonhole can easily be applied to your 'handle hole' issue. Once you see the photos and diagrams you'll know what I mean.
Lol, bound buttonhole technique is SO useful you'll find yourself thinking of all sorts of places to use the technique. I hope you'll post a snap of your finished quilt!