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Old 03-08-2012, 09:30 AM
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I was reading old messages about the Clover Wonder Clips and there were references to the "ladder stitch". Several posters asked what it was but I didn't see any replies.

I had seen this demonstrated at this site and used it for my bindings. It was wonderful !! and invisible !! I thought I'd share the link.

http://turningturning.com/tutorial-i...quilt-binding/
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Old 03-08-2012, 06:24 PM
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Nice tutorial. I use the ladder stitch on binding, and all of my applique. It is quite invisable. And I don't have to worry so much about matching thread color for applique.
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Old 03-08-2012, 07:40 PM
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Thank you so much for posting this - I needed a refresher on this method... funny how I forget details when I have not used that method for a while... I have quilt top finished and waiting to be quilted and will bind your way. thank you again.

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Thanks for that info. I'll be using that for my next binding.
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Thanks for sharing ! Always can use a refresher !
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Old 03-09-2012, 06:17 AM
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I LOVE using the ladder stitch!! When I saw it originally posted, I immediately tried it. I'll NEVER go back to the other way of sewing bindings on. I even shared this method with the members of my quilting group (some of them are truly masters) and they loved it too.
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:20 AM
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Thanks so much for the tutorial....was just about to bind a toddler quilt today....will try this stitch!
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Old 03-09-2012, 08:41 AM
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Thanks. Didn't know about this stitch but am sure going to try it for bindings and applique.
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How funny, that's the way I do it, I just did not have a name for it!!
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Now I know it has a name! When I have shown friend how to do it, I just told them .."it's the way my grandma always told me was the right way to do things." You ddn't argue with grandma's wisdom.
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