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Thread: Grandmother's Quilt binding irregular shape solved

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    Grandmother's Quilt binding irregular shape solved

    For color reasons, I have purchased the prefolded quilt binding.. Preferring to make my own, but color was difficult to match.. oddly enough.

    I cut the prefolded quilt binding in half. ironed flat, ironed in half and folded toward the center fold seam. 3/8 inch finished binding dimension.

    The narrow binding is easy to accept the hills and valleys of this quilt pattern . Photos do not show completed quilt but the details of the narrow binding and all hand sewed.

    This works !

    Just sharing !

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    Beautiful quilt and a wonderful job.

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    you were lucky a very good match

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    Beautiful quilt & your binding looks very good ~ great job!

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    Who wudda thunk premade binding would match your fabric!! Just goes to show you, huh! Thanks for sharing the tip.
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    Chairjogger, thank you for sharing this tip. Your quilt and binding are beautiful!

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    Beautiful quilt. Great match. I use packaged binding fairly often because of time constraints with making bias binding. However, I often use the extra wide double fold rather than the actual quilt binding-it is narrower than the quilt binding and seems to go around curves and corners better for me.

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    Woo Hoo, great looking job. Thinking outside the box. Beautiful quilt. BrendaK
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    Your work is beautiful!

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    You did a great job! I have never tackled this type of binding before!

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