Go Back  Quiltingboard Forums > Main
Finishing of the binding
>

Finishing of the binding

Finishing of the binding

Old 08-06-2007, 11:41 AM
  #1  
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 358
Default

Can anyone please give me directions on finishing of the binding? By this I really mean "how to sew the two ends together" on the bias as you finish applying the binding to the front of the quilt. Thank you.

Joan

NewsletterBot is offline  
Old 09-10-2008, 01:30 PM
  #2  
nel
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Mt. Prospect, IL
Posts: 32
Default

Go to victorianaquiltdesigns.net
Finishing your quilt
Finishing Edges
Ending Double Fold Binding

Print it- with the pictures. I need it every time I finish a quilt!

It really works, too.
nel is offline  
Old 09-10-2008, 01:57 PM
  #3  
Super Member
 
bebe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: San Antonio, Texas
Posts: 2,842
Default

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c85voeoj50Y

http://www.kayewood.com/tips.html

http://quilting.about.com/od/binding..._binding_2.htm

Binding videos

Hope these help you :D

bebe is offline  
Old 09-10-2008, 04:22 PM
  #4  
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Posts: 422
Default

As you can tell, I visit YouTube alot when quilting and need specific directions or see hands on demos for help. Hope this helps you NewsletterBot.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot7Tr...eature=related
auntluc is offline  
Old 09-10-2008, 05:49 PM
  #5  
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Kansas
Posts: 590
Default

OK, here is what I do....

leave about 8 inches loose before you start stitching the binding on and stop within about 8 inches from where the ends will overlap...

Then, overlap the ends the same amount as the original width you cut the binding..and cut.

ex. if you cut your binding 2 inches wide and folded it in half, then over lap the ends by 2 inches.

Then align the ends at a right angle to each other with right sides together so that you can sew a diagonal seam across the ends.
Finger press the seam open and straighten out. It should lay exactly in place. If it does, you can go back and trim the seam to 1/4 inch and finish stitching down the binding.

As many times as I have done this, it always comes out right, but I always check it before trimming.. Dont you know that the one time I trim before checking it will be wrong..lol. So, I dont take the chance...

Hope this helps..
jstitch is offline  
Old 09-10-2008, 08:52 PM
  #6  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: MN
Posts: 22,551
Default

I can hardly wait to try this.

I get a decent connection, but your method sounds very efficient and goof proof.

bearisgray is offline  
Old 09-11-2008, 03:54 AM
  #7  
Senior Member
 
PrettyKitty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Dudley, UK
Posts: 909
Default

Hi Joan,

When i did my first ever binding, I used Youtube videos a lot. I watched them tim and time again, found the ones I liked the most (one for mitred corners, one for finishing the binding) and then had my laptop next to me with the video runnin, so I could follow what they were doing as I was doing it myself, pausing whenevr I needed to.

This is the video I used for joing the binding ends:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ot7Trk6J2Vw

Good luck!
PrettyKitty is offline  
Old 09-11-2008, 06:36 AM
  #8  
Power Poster
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: MN
Posts: 22,551
Default

Thanks.
bearisgray is offline  
Old 09-11-2008, 07:00 AM
  #9  
Super Member
 
vicki reno's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 2,423
Default

Our very own Shelly posted these instructions a while back. This method is the best that I have found. I never knew what to do witht he ends either. Maybe this will help you.

http://www.quiltedparadise.com/n/215-ezl.jsp
vicki reno is offline  
Related Topics
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Sisty88
Main
43
07-13-2014 09:44 PM
alisonquilts
Main
10
05-15-2013 06:19 AM
craftybear
Links and Resources
5
03-31-2011 05:33 PM
Pam Pollock
Links and Resources
2
05-24-2008 05:56 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



SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.