quilt binding

Handmade baby quilt, quilt block

Double fold quilt binding also known as the French –fold, is exactly what the name implies, a binding folding so that it forms two layers. There are two methods or techniques for attaching or this type of binding to your handmade baby quilt. This fold is a favorite among quilters who design baby quilts because …

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learn to sew tips, binding

When precious time, beautiful and often time expensive fabric, plus a lovely and perfect machine or hand quilted design has been applied to the quilt top, making the right quilt binding is important. Give your quilt a new look for the binding by creating a pieced bias binding.  This type of quilt binding is made …

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handmade baby quilt, pink and green quilt

In one of my other blogs, I had given some excellent tips on how to finish your UFOs by learning to make quilt binding. Use a sharp rotary blade, 100% cotton thread, and press your binding properly. These are the initial steps to learning to make quilt binding successfully. Here are a few other guaranteed …

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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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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.

Gained a few pounds? Your blue jeans don’t fit? Don’t worry I told my teaching staff. I have just the solution. Diet pills were not the answer, nor were any of those plans to lose weight by eating this food or that. Going to the gym and exercise are great but not on my list. I had a seat on my couch with my favorite sharp pair of sheers and all their old pair of jeans that no long fit. I was making a jeans quilt for a friend.

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 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.

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.

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