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crafty pat 07-20-2012 08:49 AM

I have always use single thread and it has always worked fine.

susie-susie-susie 07-20-2012 10:36 AM

I use single. Double thread seems too bulky to me. I've never had a problem with it not holding.

Prism99 07-20-2012 10:48 AM

I use a single thread and hide a knot in the binding once in awhile (figuring if the thread ever breaks, there will only be 6 inches or so of mending to do).

IAmCatOwned 07-20-2012 11:04 AM

I've always used single thread.

feline fanatic 07-20-2012 11:10 AM

Originally Posted by crafterrn1 (Post 5380016)
I use a single thread for my bindings. I use a smaller stitch. I have not had any issues with my bindings. I use the same stitch I use for applique. but I use regular thread not silk thread.

this is how I do it as well but I have used silk thread on smaller peices, like a table topper. For bedsize quilts I use a regular thread that matches the binding color.

ube quilting 07-20-2012 11:33 AM

I also love to bind quilts. I have always used a single thread.

virtualbernie 07-20-2012 12:09 PM

Single for me too.

Silver Needle 07-20-2012 12:13 PM

Single thread and very strong and fine, Bottom Line by Superior Threads.

Stitchnripper 07-20-2012 12:30 PM

Single, and make small stitches, plus short lengths to make knots along the way so if it comes out (none have so far) it would only be one piece.

sandilee 07-20-2012 01:09 PM

Double....but I may try single next time.

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