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Finish It! Borders, Backing, Binding & Beyond

$19.99$40.00

Take the guesswork out of finishing your quilts with practical tools and techniques.

Skill Level

Intermediate

What You Get

  • 6 Streaming HD video lessons with anytime, anywhere access
  • Downloadable class resources, including a printable supply list and yardage calculation worksheets
  • Hours of close-up instruction
  • Answers to student questions from instructor Kelly Ashton

How it works

  • Once you purchase, find your class in your class library.
  • Watch on any device anytime.
  • Find downloadable class resources in the class viewer.

Class Overview

Your quilt pattern might say “bind and finish as desired,” but what does that actually mean? In this one-stop shop for finishing quilts, expert Kelly Ashton provides you with everything you need to finish your quilted quilts with confidence (minus the basting and quilting). Using the included class worksheets, learn how to easily calculate fabric yardage for borders and backings. Plus, Kelly guides you step by step through adding labels and sleeves, as well as binding that you can finish by hand or machine.

Lesson Breakdown

1. Borders
33:20
Your quilt top is finished, but should you add a border? In this first lesson, meet Kelly Ashton and find out when to add borders, or not, and how to easily calculate border sizes and fabric yardage. Then, watch as Kelly shows you how to cut and sew perfect borders every time.
2. Backing Basics
26:09
3. Labels & Hanging Sleeves
30:52
4. Binding
36:43
5. Binding: Hand & Machine Finishing
25:58
6. Facing the Quilt Edges
20:28

Taught by

Kelly Ashton
Kelly Ashton
Kelly Ashton is the author of "Hexagons, Diamonds, Triangles and More: Skill-Building Techniques for 60-Degree Patchwork." She also designs original patterns and templates, and teaches quilting workshops specializing in smart piecing techniques.

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