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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 …

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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 …

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Choosing a quilt binding for your baby quilt should be done once the quilt is assembled. It is difficult to make a decision on what type of fabric should be used for the binding and how it will look on the quilt.

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.

Monkey fabric was my choice for my lastest baby quilt. As I sat and finished the binding, I thought of those monkeys.
Quilters often spend their time in solitude. I mean that they sew and quilt in their own homes or in their sewing rooms, when they are by themselves or alone. This gives the quilter, plenty of time to contemplate or think about quilting. I am sure this has happened more than once to many of you. You pick up that fabric and start to daydream about …

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 Fun! A Choice of Different Baby Quilt Binding
When I finish a baby quilt top, then there are a number of factors to consider when choosing the best possible way to finish the baby quilt.

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.

A new baby quilt is finish, but what binding do I choose?
Before I pull out my fabrics and decide my colors, the method of binding for by baby quilt needs to be considered first.

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