... Precut Bias Quilt Binding on Rolls: This type of binding is made and supplied by the same manufacturer's that produce the quality quilt fabric you'll find in your local quilt store. 15. Single fold binding frames these little lovlies well and I think it looks so much neater than it's bigger bulkier brother. I find it is less fiddly to do this than to try to press under that edge after it is sewn onto the quilt. I like this. Nebula is a block of the month quilt made with the Hex N More & Super Sidekick rulers, templates are included in the pattern. Double fold straight of the grain quilt binding. I should mention that some people, instead stop stitching and pivot to 45 degrees and stitch off the corner, and if that is your usual practice, it works well too. Thank you, Julie! View my profile. This is just what I do for single fold bindings on mini quilts, but I do one extra step before I sew the binding to the quilt: I turn one long edge of the binding in a scant 1/4" before I sew it on the quilt, then I sew it onto the quilt using the raw edge, just like you do. So many of my friends can't say enough about it. 5/8 yd. In my opinion, double-fold binding is easier to work with because the fabric strips are folded in half with the raw edges together. Cut along the new line to trim off the excess binding. Continue sewing the binding in place with a 1/4" seam allowance stopping and repeating the steps above at each corner. Turn under 1/4-inch and lightly press along the entire binding strip. Sep 30, 2017 - An Australian mum, blogging about family, food, lifestyle and craft. A Scraptastic Tuesday, FAL, and DYQ ... My Tutorial for the FAL is over at Katy's today, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. It’s best used for quilts that will be hung for display or gently used and not washed often. This then becomes the edge of your binding and you will fold and line up this edge as your starting cut your strips. Miter each corner as you go. It can also be cut on the bias grain to provide the needed stretch to tidily finish curved quilt … 13. Save yourself from frustration by reading this Single Fold Binding Tutorial to learn how to bind a quilt in a streamline method. Great tutorial Leanne! You are binding a beautiful quilt, Julie! The single fold binding gives a nice 1/4" edge to the small quilt which is not too thick. I may start practicing machine binding on smaller quilts just cause I find they're less frustrating to screw up on! 17. Double-fold binding has two layers of fabric covering the raw edges of the quilt. This is not what I use to bind large quilts, but I do use it for binding small items like doll quilts, mug rugs, place mats, and table runners. Trim the seam and sew the rest of the binding to the quilt. the binding strip fabric is folded in half, bringing the edges together on one side, resulting in 2 layers of fabric hugging the raw edge of your quilt sandwich. I THINK I GOT IT! So on to the single fold tutorial…. Repeat around the entire quilt top. Mark the 1/4" on the binding if needed. Ive done candy dish and look forward to trying many more. I also follow the same steps as above. Today I am sharing a tutorial for adding a Single Fold Binding to your quilted project. Align the binding with the quilted mini quilt, right sides together as shown. Single Fold Binding - Tutorial I've read from a lot of people that they'd love to improve their bindings, so I thought I'd do a tutorial for Single Fold Binding. LOL So put a binding on, any color, then put the second single fold one on. 10. Double fold binding requires at least 2″ (5cm) wide strips as the fabric is folded in half. Match the pins with the binding strips at 90 degrees to each other. Fold it back onto the quilt as shown and put a pin in place to hold it. I can not wait till our Sept. retreat to try it out. (Don't press much in the corners.). Single Fold Straight Grain Binding I often use single fold binding on my small quilt projects like mug rugs, table runners and small banner or wall hangings.For these projects, I usually cut my binding 1 ½” wide. Fold the binding to the back side of the quilt. Preview the Journey to Nebula Exclusive Patterns & It's the Last Chance to Sign Up for the Journey. Single Fold Binding. Stop 1/4" from the corner and backstitch. For the life of me, I could not think how it would differ from double layered binding. Carefully press the binding around to the back. Single Fold binding is how I was first taught to bind a quilt by my friend Lorraine, on more recent quilts I have used double fold binding. Because it consists of two layers, double-fold binding is recommended for quilts that will get a lot of use. Use an iron on medium heat to press the binding away from the front of the quilt. Thank you for this tutorial. All rights reserved. So to that person - a big thank you! Both of the long raw edges are folded once toward the center — making single fold bias tape — and then folded together again, with the crease in the center of the tape. Great tutorial! I'm a long time quilter, and I am a very visual learner (several things I just cannot do unless I have someone teach me in person). Fold the quilt so that the two binding strip ends can be joined. Doing this bit really well will given you an even, narrow, close fitting binding. I'll have to try it out on my next mini :). Lay the starting tail of the binding on top of the long end as shown and use a ruler to mark the location on the longer piece. 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