Machine Bindng

Mr. Wonderful are on our way to see his mom today! Before I left, I was able to finish this quilt. For time’s sake, I did all the binding by machine. I started by stitching thebibding to the back of the quilt and then pressing the binding away from the quilt.

I never use pins or clips when I bind. I just roll the binding to the front side far enough to just cover the stitch line and top stitch close to the edge.

Have a great day!

About katyquilts

I am a wife, mom of four amazing kids, and a librarian. I have been making traditional quilts for ages but have ventured into art qulting in the last several years. I also love to knit socks and mittens and dye my own fabric. I am thankful to God my Father and Creator for the gift of creativity!
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8 Responses to Machine Bindng

  1. That’s how I bind! But I do use one pin once I pull the binding to the front. About five inches down, and then re-position when I reach it. So much faster than hand sewing.

  2. Cindy says:

    You don’t mention whether you use a walking foot or not.q

  3. dezertsuz says:

    That’s a wonderful color for the binding on that quilt.

  4. Diane in AZ says:

    Did you make the binding a little wider to accommodate the foldover? How did you handle the corners on the first go-round?

  5. reluctant_quilter says:

    I’m in love with your backing. Do you mind sharing the designer and print name?

  6. Sandi says:

    I like this! Good pictures too to see how you did it. I’ve tried it once but sewed the binding to the front first and then stitched it from the back. I wasn’t happy with the result. I’ll have to try your way next time. Thanks. Hugs,

  7. Do you cut your bindings at 2 1/2″ or 2 1/4″? It looks like you take a full 1/4″ and also do a stay stitching to hold it in place when doing the binding. I do all my binding with a 2″ strip, but the stay stitching looks like that would be very helpful in sewing the 1/4″…..Of course, I may still be sleeping!
    Nice work

  8. Beautiful. That is the way I do my binding also. Did you notice what looks like a couple of skipped stitches in the last photo? I have that problem sometimes and never notice it until I am ready to gift the quilt. 😦

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