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Quilt Binding 101: A Complete Guide


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Learn to make binding in any size, fabric and color combination. This comprehensive guide includes loads of colorful diagrams and illustrations to help you make binding and attach it quickly, easily and perfectly every time. Now improved and expanded, this nine-page PDF includes instructions for making continuous strip binding, continuous bias binding, simple cross-grain binding and other variations. You'll also find a guide to attaching the binding and making clean mitered corners. Ideal for sewing by machine or attaching your binding by hand. This free PDF includes everything you need to bind a quilt. Plus, tips on calculating binding requirements. Perfect for beginners and new quilters. BASIC SKILLS NECESSARY Straight-line sewing Basic quilting knowledge (helpful) SIZING / FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 2.25 inches wide Any size desired

Supplies Needed

  • One square piece of fabric
  • A ruler
  • Marking tools

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