Thanks for the chance to win. Thanks for clearing all of that up! Thanks for another great tutorial. February 18, 2019 Tutorials. Thank you. Interesting! You make it look so very easy. Thanks for a great tutorial and a fun giveaway! This tutorial is well written and illustrated and is super easy to follow. I love your blog. Thanks for that little tutorial – the pin placement is exactly what I needed to know! Perfect timing for this tutorial as I am working on one of your patterns from Sizzling Sixties now and it has outer and inner borders! Audrey You do beautiful work. Also liked that you included what corners should not look like. I’d love to try some of your tablerunners. Count me in – I would so love to try these out! Love your patterns and would love to add to my collection of yours. No binding (pillowcase method). Have you noticed that this is the same steps that you go through when binding a regular 90-degree corner, too much fabric or not quite enough fabric, Joyful Stitcher Info and Summer Stich Along, gorgeous…Paula…, Your method looks easy! Repeat all steps. I’ll put a pin here where the stitches would be. ). Thank you for all you have shown this past year, from tips, photos, redo’s of your home and family fun! Still lots more to bind so better late than Love your house & I would LOVE to have your work space!!! Thank you so much for the irregular binding tutorial. Your pictures and directions are very easy to follow. (that point is hidden under my binding in this picture). We are all so very lucky to have found your blog. Fabulous tutorial. Thanks for the tutorial. I am also excited to look up the inside corner post. You have motivated me to finish a few projects that have been sitting far too long, just wainting for pesty binding. I use the ¼″ foot for this. See how the extra fabric makes a little corner that hangs over the edge of the binding at the top? I love the tree skirt pattern! Love those patterns with the interweaving lines. I probably wouldn’t have thought to attempt an odd angle w/ binding, but your picture tutorial is really helpful in making it seem not scary at all! It really is very easy. Thanks. You’re right–practice, practice, practice! Thanks, Heather. Thanks so much for sharing your knowledge and skill in such easy but detailed directions. This photo shows not getting quite enough fabric into that corner miter. That’s the method I use for doing my binding corners. Thanks for the giveaway. Thanks for the opportunity to win such a wonderful prize!! Cut 2 strips 2 1/2″ x the width of two opposite sides of your quilt–I usually start with the top and the bottom. My friend shared your site with me and I am delighted. Thanks so much. Stop sewing before you reach the corner of the quilt, ending the seam the same distance from the approaching quilt edge as the width of the seam allowance. Oh Heather I hope I’m not too late to enter this give-a-way. You have explained so much, I have learnt a lot from the video. The diamond one especially. Thanks for this technique & the great examples. This really helped. Thank you! I really like the what if I do it wrong pictures also. Your patterns are so fresh. Wow, this looks easy. Your tips are a great help! I am binding a charm quilt which has a zig zag edge. Great tutorial. I have asked quilt shop owners how to do this as it is common on tablerunner patterns but they all give different answers. Thank you! You clever little thing you, look at how neatly you do those corners, you’ve inspired me yet again to try a new technique. The 200+ Best, Hidden & Most Powerful Features & Changes for iPhone, 22 Things You Need to Know About iOS 14's Newly Redesigned Widgets for iPhone, Best New iOS 14 Home Screen Widgets & The Apps You Need, 13 Exciting New Features in Apple Photos for iOS 14, 9 Ways iOS 14 Improves Siri on Your iPhone, 16 New Apple Maps Features for iPhone in iOS 14, 19 Hidden New Features in iOS 14's Accessibility Menu, Every New Feature iOS 14 Brings to the Home App on Your iPhone. This is Exactly what I have been struggling with! I’ve always enjoying viewing your works made of different shapes, Heather, especially hexagons. It’s bothered me that my brain couldn’t wrap itself around this until this point. Nice to find out that as a self-taught quilter, I actually do something right! Quilt binding can be constructed from a fabric that's already been used in the design, or with any other fabric that works with the layout. I will be making MANY more of these! Your sewing is SO neat. I have just been binding a table runner that has 135 degree corners – a quick web search brought up your excellent instructions which made what could have been a problem an easy job. This video demonstrates how to attach a binding to a quilt. I design and publish quilt patterns, along with a few other things. It should already be pinned and basted. Thanks for the time and effort you put into it. Now to try this and get some practice on improving. Enjoy all your photography too. You have confirmed what I had thought was the case. Thanks for the tutorial on binding. I haven’t had the confidence to do the corners. Thank you for the chance. I have 3 of them. Great tutorial…I’ve made lots of runners with angles like this and have just sort of been “winging” it…good to know the exact directions…I’ve had the corners turn out every way…and now know why! Thank you too, for the chance to win a pattern! A picture is worth a thousand words and the series of images really explain this technique….thanks for posting them. See that bulge on the outer corner? The examples of ‘right’ and ‘wrong’ are excellent! Made the dreaded binding so simple. Clip your binding in place along this entire edge. This type of binding protects the quilt's edges with just a single layer of fabric. Thank You for the wonderful step by step instructions! Thank you for posting the tutorials with so many helpful photos. Wonderful detail in the pictures! If you get too much fabric into the corner, it will look like this. I printed the instructions for cutting bias strips (thank you!) But like you said – practice is what we need to do! Thanks so much for this clear tutorial – I just made a runner with odd angles and was not getting the corners smooth and this worked like a charm! Oh, thank you for the excellent tutorial! This tutorial demonstrates how to finish your quilt that has irregular edges using a facing instead of binding. We are our own worst critic! 5. Great tutorial! It seems like it took FOREVER to get it cut out, but now that it’s ready to quilt for my niece, I count it as time very well spent! Thanks for sharing them with us….and yes, I would love to win one (or more) of your patterns! At the point of the video, your quilt should be complete up to attaching the binding. I have the mitered corners down but since the quilt has a zig zag edge, I will have /\ corners and \/ corners, if you understand what I mean. Deborah, Thanks.I’m out on my porch, in Fl.,got to my pointed corner and thought “whoops” don’t know how to do this. I love your tutorial, would love a chance to win those patterns!! Where Trendy meets Traditional Quilting, by Designer Heather Mulder Peterson of Anka's Treasures. Quilts are created when pieces of fabric are cut and sewn together in a pattern and layered with additional padding for warmth. Stay cozy! I am a newbie at quilting. Thank you! Thank you! ~Rita, I just made my first ever quilt as you go project it is a table runner and I didn’t know how to turn the corners because there not normal corners . I start by drawing my stitching line, about 1/4″ away from the raw edge of the quilt. Wishing you a happy, healthy 2011! Apply binding to a quilt in 6 easy steps. 4. You may wish to zig-zag the edges together at this point, before adding the binding but this is a personal choice and isn’t a necessary step. Make sure pull the binding all the way up, as far as your stitching will let you. You have made it clearer for me Mary Ellen. The final crease of the binding will stay folded so that all raw edges are enclosed. I use the same thread I used for hand-quilting. Thanks so much for sharing such detailed, useful tips. Cool. Happy New Year! I’ll be sharing a link back on my blog. I truly appreciate your taking the time to share. Thanks for taking the time to share. I’m one of those who actually enjoys doing binding and I appreciate the great tips and techniques you provide. With the right side facing you, lay your finished quilt top on a piece of batting. I love the Diamond Diva runner, and have never tried diamonds before, so would love these patterns to learn new skills! Thanks for the tutorial! (in this case you put your pin too high up). she rocks, i love her technique and clarity of work, i don't understand many people, but she is on a higher level, not boring, Premium A-to-Z Microsoft Excel Training Bundle, What's New in iOS 14? I love the patterns, and would love to win one. I just used it to bind 120-degree angles and it worked perfectly! Anna. Want to master Microsoft Excel and take your work-from-home job prospects to the next level? Any hints on binding these? Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Thanks for the tutorial – I have always been daunted by binding! It should already be pinned and basted. Step 1: Begin with a quilt top that you have finished quilting. Thanks again for keeping such valuable information up and so readily available. Thanks, Heather. Now fold the binding straight up, so it makes a straight line with the raw edge of the quilt as shown. I am constantly amazed at the talent and creative minds on these quilting blogs. Hi.Heather, Your blog is awesome, always is. Thanks for the great tutorial and for keeping it available for reference. My family has been known to have contests to see who can eat the most pancakes. Here’s the pattern front, which gives you a better idea of the shape of quilt we will be binding (see the lower right corner). The folded edge should be facing in toward the quilt top. You make it so easy. After completing the detailed process of sewing a quilt (see How to Make a Quilt) the last step is to bind the edges with fabric to give your quilt a “finished” look.This article details the process for making binding strips and using them to bind your quilt. Wow, I love it. I hope you all had a safe and fun time over the last few days. I have been putting off completing them because often I get a ‘nipple’ in the corner when putting binding on these angles. I could use help with curves? Fold the first corner of the binding over to form an angle. Since this is such a small piece modifications were done to how I normally finish off the binding. Thanks. You are a very talented quilter and designer. Can’t wait to try this out, especially if I win. See the pin again? Thanks much for teaching, inspiring, laughing, and bringing the something new into each of our homes. . I need help with mitered angles. Thanks for the detailed instructions. The middle crease will enclose the raw edges of your quilt as the other half of the binding wraps around to the back. This is very clear. See more ideas about Sewing binding, Sewing, Quilt binding. Front Of The Quilt. Thanks Heather! ( Log Out /  I love your hex star pattern, that is SO CUTE! Little engineer brain here read this and it all makes perfect sense. April 14, 2020 IraRott Tutorials Animal Quilt, Animal Rug, IraRott Quilting, Irregular Quilt Edges, Modern Quilting, No Binding, Quilt Rugs, Quilting, Quilting Tutorial Leave a comment. I will use your tips on the table runner I just made. Great way to start off the New Year with a chance to win a prize. I’ve been looking for some really good table runner patterns for a long time. Sew straight. corners–you really do a wonderful job of illustrating and explaining. Irregular-Edge (Hexagon and Scallop) In one concise 32-page handbook, There's More Than One Way to Bind a Quilt, 10 of the most popular binding techniques are shown with clear, step-by-step photos, illustrations, and easy-to-follow text. After finishing a table runner with a fancy edge, bind it to finish your quilting project. Thank you for the wonderful tutorial! Your instructions are great. How To: Finish irregular quilt edges By Robin Mansur; Quilting; This tutorial demonstrates how to finish your quilt that has irregular edges using a facing instead of binding. Finishing Irregular Quilt Edges Without Binding. Congratulations to the lucky person who wins the patterns–I hope it’s me!! Great tips Heather. Mary, I read all of your binding tutorials and now I’m ready to bind the five (or more) quilts stuffed in a bin under my bed because I didn’t want to tackle the job. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your account. I love your patterns. Lynne. I have a question for you. Thanks bunches for the tutorial. When it’s finished, I’ll figure out how to upload a picture. I Loved the one you did for inward corners. I always enjoy reading your blog posts. I usually get too much fabric and get that lump..ugh! Love your work very much and I learn something new everytime. I was not happy with my results when I tried to bind a table runner with those angles, but now I know I can do it! Thank you so much for the binding tutorial. I can’t wait to give it a try. It seems like a tedious process, … Now I think I know where I went wrong. Ohhhhh, that is why my corners look the way they do. I made a table topper with pointed ends, I have been looking for ages for instructions for binding the points, then I found your blog. The patterns, books, and samples that you show on your blog are always so perfectly classy! Your tutorial on inside corners was so easy to follow and I’m looking forward to trying this new one out too! Sewing binding around a quilt's edges is one of the final steps in quiltmaking. Then draw a line from the intersection to the corner of the quilt. She loves it. Pay close attention to where those two lines intersect at the corner. I still struggled with the top point. I haven’t done any quilts other than rectangles or squares and would like to branch out, so this will be very helpful. Thank you so much for the binding tip. Press over end of the beginning of binding. Thank you. I was so happy the day I found your blog! Thanks again. So enjoy your blogs. On the Scallop Edge, it's not … And the giveaway! I will have to try that pin trick. The facing method allows you to avoid mitering every corner. I just nailed all 4 of the odd corners on my table runner. I could have used this help when I made a runner a few years ago that had the larger angles. Thank you for the great tutorial. It’s just another element of FINISHING – always the hardest part for me. I would love to win a pattern. Thanks for the info! Heather, Thank you so much for the great tutorial. I’ve been working on SweePea for a few months now. Thank you so much. . Wish I had read this just a few weeks earlier:). You have made the process very clear. Thanks for the tips! The facing method allows you to avoid mitering every corner. I’ve attempted the corners so thank you for the Purchasing manufactured bias tape is not the only option to edge your quilt. Now I wont be afraid to try a hexagon table topper. I have struggled with the binding on a couple of projects with these angles. Thanks for your great tried and true ideas and tutorials. I am fairly new to quilting and I found your binding tutorial just too late for my present giving. It’s kinda what I’ve been doing, but now I see why it turns out sometimes, and sometimes doesn’t. After your quilt top has been layered with the back, batting and top, and then quilted; you cut off these raw edges. I am a fairly new quilter and am hooked on quilting! Thanks for the tutorial…I will be back to it when I have the top done! The extra layer adds durability to a quilt's edges. Then start sewing until you hit the next corner. A knife-edge finish doesn’t use a separate piece of fabric, as in the double-fold binding. Like the original early-nineteenth century Sidmouth quilt from The Quilter’s Guild Collection, Susan Briscoe’s Sidmouth Revisited reproduction quilt (as featured in Issue 15 of Today’s Quilter magazine) was finished in this way, which gives the quilt a firmer, flatter edge. I would like to try! Thank you so much for the tutorial. I did a hexagon tablerunner in December and could have benefited from this. Kind regards – Dawn. After hand-stitching the binding, the corner should look like this: There are a few things to watch out for, and they usually involved getting too much fabric or not quite enough fabric into the tuck/miter at the corner. I have the mitered corners down but since the quilt has a zig zag edge, I will have /\ corners and \/ corners, if you understand what I mean. What a wonderful tutorial Heather!! Thanks for showing the wrong way, too! Heather you made a technical task much more doable to a learner quilter such as myself. Thank you for the tip! Thank you! I am often hesitant about trying new things, but the way you explain is easy to understand. Time to practice the new technique. Wish I would have seen it before I bound my new tree skirt last month. Your to examples look exactly like what I was doing. This is so much more clear than any of the other tutorials I have found. I just successfully bound my quilt w/ these 135 degree angles. I have shied away from thesse projects because of those “funky” corners. I just purchased one of your table runner booklets and can’t wait to get started:). Thanks Heather! Thank you for the great tutorial! You have given me the courage to tackle a new technique. To hand-stitch the back in place, prepare several lengths of thread. I would love to win. See more ideas about Quilts, Quilt binding, Quilting tips. Good tutorial. It helped me alot. That pin tip is genius. Thank-you for that very good tout i have always struggled with the binding on odd shapes .Making mistakes and not beeing sure if what i was doing was right . It really is simple, isn’t it? At the point of the video, your quilt should be complete up to attaching the binding. If there was ever a better reason than making a new quilt, I can’t think of it. Pick me. I will be bookmarking this so I can come back to it when I have binding with the funny angles. Happy New Year to you – I’m too excited to see what you make this year! I wouldn’t mind having some patterns! when you’re ready to use one of the techniques, be sure to read through all of the steps before proceeding. I’ve struggled with these and now look forward to trying to bind these angles again. Your batting should be cut. Oooh, I’d love to try these toppers. Well, here we go again! I made my first Hex table topper today and wasn’t sure of how to go about the binding. It belongs to my daughter as well. The red dot in this photo shows where my stitching line ends and you can see that the binding is pulled all the way up. Thanks for the tips. It’s good to know that this method works on other angle sizes too. The pictures of your home and area where you live are so wonderful as well. Thanks for sharing. Pin if you need to, place the mark you just made under the presser foot and start sewing a quarter-inch seam. Great tutorial! Cyndie. That’s my way of learning, so I appreciate all your great pictures. Thanks for the tutorial and great photos. It works a treat. Thanks for sharing your expertise with us. Place a pin to hold the edges together. I’ve bookmarked your blog for future reference and to see what else you are sharing. The facing method allows you to avoid mitering every corner. Place clips to hold everything in place. Thank you so much for showing how to do these weird corners! I love all your quilts too! Thanks! project to ring in the New Year! Start with the end of the binding where the pin is part way down one side of the quilt, with the beginning end (the pin end) of the binding about 12" from the corner. Now we can all have perfect corners. Heather, I think you’ve just about covered all the tutorials you can regarding binding – thank you soooooo much. I have several table toppers with the odd angle corners waiting for binding. oh my gosh…. Thank you for the tutorial on binding odd angles! Thanks again P.S. This is most likely to happen if you don’t get the pin in the right spot in Step 5. Makes perfect sense now. How simple this looks! Thanks for the great tutorial – the step-by-step pictures are very helpful. Thanks. Thanks for this very clear tutorial. are gentle, curves are easy to bind with bias strips. 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