Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Binding >

Binding

Binding

Old 05-08-2017, 05:22 AM
  #1  
Junior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 190
Default Binding

Usually use 2.5" binding and metered corners work out great. Decided to use 2.75" binding, stopped .25" before end like before, corners were not good. Do I need to do something different with wider binding? Thanks for your help.
janice1120 is offline  
Old 05-08-2017, 05:43 AM
  #2  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 38,323
Default

The distance you stop at the corner will be the width of the front binding. If you wanted the binding to be larger then the 1/4 inch, you need to sew on the binding at a larger them 1/4 inch seam allowance(so you have batt in the binding) and stop at your corner to turn at the desired width of the front binding.
Tartan is offline  
Old 05-08-2017, 05:50 AM
  #3  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: MN
Posts: 23,047
Default

Stop stitching sooner.
Ic your seam allowance is 1/4 inch, stop stitching 1/4 inch from the end.
If your sesm allowance is 3/8 inch, sto stitching 3/8 inch from the end.

That 1/8 inch does make a difference.

Ic your stitch length forces you to choose between too close to the edge or npt quite close enough to be exact, stay further away
bearisgray is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
craftybear
Links and Resources
0
11-03-2011 01:23 PM
hlponyfarm
Main
65
06-24-2011 11:10 AM
MaryAnna
Tutorials
30
12-12-2010 08:06 AM

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


FREE Quilting Newsletter


SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.