Finish your quilts in satisfying style with beautiful edgings: simple, piped, scalloped, prairie point, ruffled and more!
Meet Mimi Dietrich and learn a simple method for turning your quilt's backing into a binding.
Learn how to create a new binding from scratch, and measure and cut accurate amounts for any quilt size. Next, Mimi walks you through the steps for making a diagonal seam, working with a double-fold binding, and creating elegant mitered corners. You'll finish the lesson by connecting and finishing your bindings for a gorgeous completed project.
Let your creative side shine as you explore various ways to apply decorative trim to your bindings. Learn how to work with purchased covered cording, or select fabric from your quilt to accent the cording. Then discover the fun of working with flat folded piping, lace, rickrack, and three different ways to use striped fabric edging.
Learn how to easily create rounded corners, and make and apply bias binding to both round and scalloped corners. Mimi shows you cutting techniques, ways to use ordinary household objects as helpful tools, and professional sewing methods that will make your edges stand out from the crowd.
Learn two different ways to create prairie points for your quilt's edges and how to create a ruffled binding. Mimi walks you through ways to attach separate and continuous prairie points, and offers sewing pointers that will help make your process faster and more fun!
Learn simple methods for creating rod sleeves and corner pockets with Mimi's up-close instruction. Then you'll learn how to create an elegant label to finish off your quilt before you display it or give it away as a gift.
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