SIGNUP - FREE Membership and 1 FREE Sewing Lesson
| FAQ | Login
 

PR Weekend Los Angeles

Forum > Quilters' Corner > Finishing your binding ( Moderated by Sharon1952)

Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview
Go to Page:
Finishing your binding
cinca
cinca
Member since 4/27/11
Posts: 441
Send Message

      



Date: 2/6/12 5:35 PM

Want to ask what method of closing your quilt binding is most popular here.

I have my first side of my binding set with the corners mitered and ready to close the second side.

I can never seem to get the second seam to run true along the first seam so that is looks really tidy. It is ok, just not really tidy. I want it to run just to the inside of the first seam so when you look at the back it looks awesome...mind does not look awesome.

Maybe I should just adopt the hand-stitched method for closing my binding and just deal with the extra time it takes. It is a good way to go to my happy-zen place, anyway, with the hand-stitching.

How do you usually close your binding?

MyAnn

MyAnn
Advanced
Florida USA
Member since 9/21/07
Posts: 90
Send Message

      



In reply to cinca


Date: 2/6/12 6:07 PM

Hi Cinca:

I have always hand stitched my binding. I also put little hidden stitches in the mitered corners to hold them in place. Just my thing and I enjoy taking a rest from the sewing machine once the quilt is nearly finished...kind of like your happy-zen place.

------
Annie
Bernina 630
Viking Designer I
Viking Huskylock Serger 905
2 Singer Featherweights 1936 and 1947

cinca
cinca
Member since 4/27/11
Posts: 441
Send Message

      



In reply to MyAnn


Date: 2/6/12 6:24 PM

That's a relief to hear. I think 35 yrs of production sewing put me in a mind-set to do everything by machine, when hand sewing is sometimes more appropriate.

I have started closing my binding by hand and feel way better already.

Thanks.

Peggy
star
Peggy
Advanced Beginner
Montana USA
Member since 10/8/02
Posts: 679
Send Message

      



In reply to cinca


Date: 2/6/12 11:18 PM

Hi, I just went to google and typed in "quilt binding tutorials" and a
bunch of neat looking ones popped up. Good Luck.

Go to Page:
Please LOGIN or Join PatternReview

printable version Printable Version

* Advertising and soliciting is strictly prohibited on PatternReview.com. If you find a post which is not in agreement with our Terms and Conditions, please click on the Report Post button to report it. Quilters' Corner >> Finishing your binding

 
adv. search»
pattern | machine | member
        
Online Class
Clone Your Favorite Garment
Clone Your Favorite Garment

Class Details

Online Class
More Knits
More Knits

Class Details

SewBaby Wearable baby blanket Pattern

SewBaby Wearable baby blanket Pattern

Pattern Details
Favorite Things Little Sleep Well Pattern

Favorite Things Little Sleep Well Pattern

Pattern Details

Conditions of Use | Posting Guidelines | Privacy Policy | Shipping Rates | Returns & Refunds | Contact Us | About | New To PR | Advertising

Copyright © 2015 PatternReview.com® , OSATech, Inc. All rights reserved.