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Binding a round quilted table topper
... how do I to finish off / join the binding??
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Date: 2/4/14 12:29 PM

I know that I need to use bias cut binding to get it to go around nicely. Done.

I know how to mitre corners and make that last join in a square/rectangle quilt, using my binding tool. (Leave an opening, 8-10 inches of tails etc...)

But I have a 15 inch round topper that I want to bind. Normally when you make that last join you are using a 45 degree angle (more or less) to join the tails. Is it different when you have a circle?

Can't find anything on the internet so any info you can share or point me to on the 'net is greatly appreciated. Same with any TNT tips or your experience.

Thanks!


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Date: 2/4/14 1:06 PM

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Normally when you make that last join you are using a 45 degree angle (more or less) to join the tails. Is it different when you have a circle?
That's how I would do it. :)

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Date: 2/4/14 10:15 PM

I finally found this tutorial.

It is a bit hard to see/follow but the diagrams she uses seems to indicate that it is not a 45 degree angle like one would use in a square or rectangular quilt. (One with no curved edges.)

Posting this tute in case any one else wants some help with this.

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Date: 2/4/14 11:19 PM

My first quilt I did rounded edges and used a 45 degree angle. No problems at all. When I have more time, I'll take a look at the video. :)

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Date: 2/4/14 11:36 PM

45% Same as for a straight edge.

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Date: 2/5/14 0:45 AM

Okay... must be my "inexperience jitters" getting the better of me!

Probably once I get in there and try it, it might be more clear to me. Hope so!

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