Quilt Binding Tutorial Double-Fold Binding: Carefully remove basting threads or safety pins. You will then four-times it and add 1/2″ for seam allowances. 2. View our other Tutorials here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ySkig151gaM&list=PLRUmC2rAbdmgmGA3GZ8_nrx5ekSIN1xzYWant to see our full inventory? Size: 7/8 inches by 3 yards. Binding is a long strip of fabric used to neatly cover raw fabric edges. Learn new craft techniques and tips from the experts. 10. Trim excess fabric, leaving about 1/4 inch past the diagonal fold. Handmade double-fold bias tape can also be cut on the straight grain if you’re using it to cover a straight raw edge such as the top and bottom of this child’s Quiet Book page. Ask Question. Other options New from $4.76. Straight-grain binding vs. bias binding/tape. 50% polyester/ 50% cotton. 6. Overlap the pressed beginning edge of the binding by ½” (or overlap more as necessary for security) and trim the working edge to fit. A “pillowcase” edge with topstitching, a hand-sewn finish with invisible stitches, or a machine-stitched binding with matching or contrasting thread? From shop CulpeperQuiltCo. Quilt binding can be constructed from a fabric that's already been used in the design, or with any other fabric that works with the layout. 82. Only 9 left in stock - order soon Double Fold Bias Tape Quilt Binding … $19.99. If your quilt has curved edges then you will want to use bias binding. Line up the raw edge of the binding to the raw edge of the quilt. $3.24. Cut strips of your binding fabric straight across on the crosswise grain, selvage to selvage, or on the bias, as you prefer. See the pin again? All-in-the-Hoop Machine Emb. Cut your binding strips as follows: 1" strip for the quilt top. This type of binding should be used to cover curved or rounded edges. Use a straight grain cut binding to bind straight edges; the stretch in a bias grain cut binding works best to bind curved edges. Instructions to Double Fold Bind a Quilt. A good choice for any type of quilt. There are many ways to bind a quilt, and every quilter develops a preference. Because it consists of two layers, double-fold binding is recommended for quilts that will get a lot of use. For more information, see learn how to make continuous bias quilt binding with: Cut the binding strip you want to show on the quilt back 1-7/8" wide. Step 2. To sew the French quilt binding, line up the raw edges with the quilt edge and sew with a ¼” seam. Trim batt and lining even with the top. 3. Try each one and decide which is your favorite! The double layer of fabric in a French binding wraps around and protects the quilt’s edge with two layers, creating a very durable finish. A handful of the most common varieties are pictured below — can you tell which types they are? 2" strip for the quilt back. Press your fabric in half wrong sides together. Double-Fold Binding Tutorial. 1. My 4 strips are 2-1/2″ x 42″ (the width of the fabric). Prepare the strips 1. Now you have a tried-and-true method for binding a quilt. Join as many strips by piecing them on the 45 degree to make a continuous long strip measuring at least 18 inches longer than the outside edges of your quilt. To sew the French quilt binding, line up the raw edges with the quilt … Fabric A will be the fabric on the front quilt and Fabric B will be the fabric on the back of the quilt. Open the binding and press ½” to the wrong side at one short end. To attach the binding to the front of your quilt, determine which half of your binding strip is narrower. Cut the binding strip that you want to see on the front of the quilt a scant 1" strip. 9. Only 9 left in stock - order soon Double Fold Bias Tape Quilt Binding 7/8" x 3 Yards Mocha. Wholesale Wrights Bias Tape Quilt Binding 706 is Great for quick and easy finishing, adding color accents on quilts, or protecting your heirlooms. Slipstitch or blindstitch the binding in place, tucking in the corners to complete the miters as you go (3). Join strips until they are long enough for all four sides of your quilt leaving an extra 12" for joining at the end. Binding can be made from a single layer of fabric, but two layers (called double-fold binding) are much more durable. Press using an up and down motion making sure you do not stretch the binding by pulling the iron back and forth over the fabric. The majority of quilters use double-fold straight-grain binding or single-fold straight-grain binding, unless the quilt has curved edges, in which case they opt for bias binding. Wrights Double Fold Quilt Binding, 7/8 by 3-Yard, Leaf Green 4.1 out of 5 stars 10. Cut the number of required strips of binding, according to your pattern or calculations. Anytime. See more ideas about quilt binding, quilting techniques, quilting tutorials. The area where the strips overlap forms a square. Fold the strip of fabric you have prepared for the binding in half lengthwise with wrong sides together; press. $3.50. Fold it over the project raw edges to the back, enclosing the raw edges. One of the most popular, traditional methods is the double-layer (one-fold) quilt binding. Using your quilting ruler, trim the end of your binding strips at a 45 degree angle, as shown below. For a ½" binding, cut a 1" strip from Fabric A and a 1½" strip from Fabric B. Only 17 left in stock - order soon. Aesthetics also play a role on how to bind a quilt. Did you know there’s more than one type of binding for quilts and sewing projects? Binding can be cut on the straight grain or on the bias; they can be folded over once or twice; they can be made at home or bought pre-made. So I thought it was about time that I created a simple tutorial illustrating how I bind my quilty projects with double fold binding that is machine stitched to the front of the quilt … Fold the binding fabric up, away from the project, at a 45-degree angle (1), then fold it back down along the project raw edge (2). Unless you are entering a quilt show where there are strict rules for binding styles and techniques, the choice is really up to you. Press the 45 degree seams open. Favorite Add to Quilt Binding - Tula Pink True Colors - Thistle Hexy CulpeperQuiltCo. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Simply enclose your raw edge and stitch all the way around, making sure to miter your corners.You can also sew one side of the binding to the front of the quilt, right sides together, wrap it around the raw edge, and hand stitch the other side to the back of the quilt. Determine how wide you want your binding to be. Order in put-ups of 3 packages. If the thread matches both, great – but it’s more important that the thread match the binding. Here's a tidy way to start and finish your double-fold quilt binding: Unfold one end of the double-fold quilt binding before sewing it to the quilt. Save more with Subscribe & Save. There are lots of tutorials you can follow to make your own. In this video I show you how I hand sew the binding to the back of a quilt, secure mitered corners and tie off stitches and bury them in the quilt. Because double-fold quilt binding has no visible raw edges when closed, it’s great for attaching with your sewing machine. 7. Each of these types of binding can be cut on the straight or bias fabric grain. Or maybe you want the clean, contemporary edge of a faced binding—a good choice for unusually shaped wall quilts. 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