These great tips for learning to make quilt binding will make those last steps to finishing your quilt go smoothly. Do you have a UFO sitting in a closet somewhere? Are you quilter who loves to make beautifully sewn quilt tops and you love doing the quilting but the binding is difficult? Here are some …
Finishing a new baby quilt is SEW much fun. I came around the last corner on the binding and realized – WOW! The end is in sight. Holding up the newly handmade quilt to inspect my work is when I realized that some little baby is going to cuddled in this one by his or her Mom or …
There are numerous factors to consider when you are choosing the method of finishing the baby quilt. Consider your time constraints, your skill level in sewing and quilting, and your preference in either handquilting or machine quilting of your binding.
SEW Decorative – Consider a Piper Baby Quilt Binding
A few extra minutes and a slice of color of fabric between the quilt and your baby quilt binding does wonders for the appearance and the accents the edge or frame.
SEW Complicated – The Challenges in Making a Baby Quilt Binding
As a quilter there are many challenges you face when designing, sewing and ultimately quilting your finished baby quilt. Here are the 5 most important steps that you need to complete before the baby quilt can be proudly given as a gift or used to snuggle around your little one. But it the baby quilt binding, that most quilters struggle with. Here are a few tips that might help:
Many people who see my baby quilts, especially those who sew, ask me the about making my quilt bindings.
Since my entire baby quilts are made with 100 percent baby flannel, which gives them the cuddly soft touch. With proper machine wash and dry, the baby quilt will only become softer with time. The binding needs to hold up overtime with the baby’s love and in the wash.