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Do most of you hand bind or machine bind your binding

Old 03-28-2013, 12:57 PM
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I've done both but when I do machine I like to sew the binding to the back and fold it over to the front for the final machine sewing. It looks neater to me - not that any of my sewing is all that neat.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:02 PM
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Machine stitch to the front, hand stitch to the back. Guess I'm a traditionalist that way. I like the look of no stitching at all showing on the binding.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:07 PM
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I like the looks of machine sewing to the front and hand sewing the back. I also like to do the hand sewing. Time to relax and enjoy.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:21 PM
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I stitch my binding to the front and turn it to the back. Then I hand sew it down. I enjoy hand sewing, it is very relaxing to me.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:22 PM
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Stitch front by machine then flip to the back to sew by hand...and I do enjoy that sewing by hand.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:29 PM
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I only do hand sewing on the binding. No where else.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:30 PM
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I machine bind to the back and handsew the front.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:38 PM
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I finished up 9 quilts today--so yes, I machine bound them all. My shoulders are tired and I'm a bit sore from that much machine work but I'm glad to be done. One was a baby quilt, one was a lap quilt size, but the others were twin/full sized quilts.

Also, I'm posting this at 10:38 pm our time... so I've had all day.
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:52 PM
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I don't sew anything by hand...if I can get away with it!....I make quilts to be used and loved, so I like the extra strength of machine sewn bindings
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:54 PM
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OK I have to admit I cheat. My mom loves to hand bind so I quilt for her and she binds for me!!!
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