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Posted on: 7/23/13 10:56 AM
Review Rating: Very Helpful by 16 people   
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I was working on the Colette Sorbetto this week-end and having major binding issues! I didn't like the instructions for finishing the binding and knew there was a better way from my experiences making quilts. Well, I finally resolved all the binding problems this morning and decided to look up the method I learned in quilting class for finishing binding. It works so well on quilts that I thought it had to be better than the technique described by Colette. And it is! It's like magic! Give it time, as it takes a bit to get your head around it, but it works every time!
Happy binding!

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riat said... (12/30/13 3:28 PM) Reply
Thank you - what a blessing! I have been looking for this for a long time and could not find.
ummuh.jibreel said... (7/29/13 10:16 PM) Reply
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monijo said... (7/26/13 2:35 PM) Reply
This old dog just learned a new trick.
quathy said... (7/25/13 8:36 AM) Reply
This looks a lot easier than the way I've been doing it. I'm going to try this measuring technique!
JOshiro said... (7/24/13 1:35 PM) Reply
Thank you! This will be very useful for any kind of bias finishing.
sewstitched said... (7/24/13 12:02 PM) Reply
will definitely be trying this..thank you!
Camerio said... (7/24/13 6:31 AM) Reply
Excellent tutorial. Thank you.
SusiM said... (7/24/13 0:46 AM) Reply
Great tip! Thanks a bunch!
Sharon48 said... (7/24/13 0:17 AM) Reply
Thank you, I have been doing the overlapping, but sewing straight across. This is soooo much better!!
Annie- oh said... (7/23/13 4:38 PM) Reply
This is wonderful - I thought I knew everything about quilt binding - thank you!
 
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