Quilt Finishing and Binding
Intermediate | 42 min 41 sec
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Now that you have machine or hand quilted your quilt, it’s time to finish it. Sue shows you how to block and trim your quilt so you are working with a quilt that is square and lays perfectly flat. Then she shows you how to add straight double binding with mitered corners and join the binding for a clean join. Finish with a sleeve if you are going to hand, and add a label to document the date of your masterpiece.

 
Here’s what you’ll need:
Materials:
  • Soft cotton to use as press cloth
  • T-pins
  • long tape measure
  • spray bottle
  • iron
  • ironing board
  • cutting mat
  • long quilters ruler
  • rotary cutter
  • 1/3 yard binding fabric
  • 1/4 yard for sleeve
  • fabric scraps for label
  • walking foot
  • 1/4” foot
  • hand sewing needle
  • thimble
  • fabric
  • pins
  • scratch paper and fine point permanent marker
  • quilt project and sewing machine
Downloads:
Learn how to:
  • Making, attaching and finishing straight-grain binding
  • Labeling the quilt
  • Making a hanging sleeve
  • Blocking and trimming finished quilt

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on finishing and binding your quilt
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert quilter Sue Nickels
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
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Patron of Garden City Public Library
Easy to follow. Learned quite a few new finishing techniques.
More than 3 months ago
Émilie L
I appreciated your tips on labeling making. I've made a few quilts keeping their name in my head, now I'll add them to the labels :)
More than 3 months ago
Mrs Rosemary Andrews
I loved this class ,Sue patiently takes time to demonstrate the process of finishing your quilt and especially interesting for me as I have a few quilts to finish off .
More than 3 months ago