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Finishing: Binding 101



As we make a quilt, we are often pre-occupied with the fabrics and pattern.   Usually, we purchase binding fabric when buying fabric without much thought about making the binding.  I often say to students — the most important part of the quilt is the binding since it will receive the most wear!  Beauty is important — construction is critical!

Our 3 hour class will provide you with basic binding skills; selecting the best size binding, measuring, cutting, piecing for durability and long lasting wear.  Hand and machine finishing will be included.  There is so much to cover and so important!  * We will be using the “Quilter’s Reference Tool”, above.

 


Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details: How to make a perfect flat binding to finish your quilt. How to connect the binding when finished. Both hand stitching or sewn by machine to finish will be covered and technique shared.
Requirements: Small to medium quilt top; completely finished. Binding fabric pressed. Rotary mat, rotary cutter and ruler. Sewing machine in good working order. Foot pedal, power cord and 1/4" foot. Thread, pins, scissors and other basic tools.
Instructor: Sydney
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