Modern Bear Paw Quilt: How To Finish Binding With Mitered Edge

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Modern Bear Paw Quilt: Binding (top and backing)
More proof that I cannot sew a straight line to save my life...

Using up scraps from the quilt back and top, I made some double-fold bias binding, just like in my tutorial.

Making Continuous Bias Binding
Scrappy Continuous Bias Binding

I used CluckCluckSew's machine binding tutorial as with the triangle quilt, but unlike that tutorial, I finished the ends with a mitered edge.

Finishing Binding Attachment with a Mitered Edge
  1. Leave binding tails around 10 inches
    Step 1: Leave binding tails around 10 inches
  2. Trim overlap to be width of binding
    Step 2: Trim overlap to be width of binding
  3. Overlap ends without twists, as shown. Sew seam horizontally across
    Step 3 & 4: Overlap ends without twists, as shown. Sew seam horizontally across
  4. Trim seam allowance to 1/4 inch
    Step 5: Trim seam allowance to 1/4 inch
  5. Iron binding and sew to quilt
    Step 6: Iron binding and sew to quilt
  6. Hand sew any machine-sewing mishaps.
    Modern Bear Paw Quilt: Binding

Z watches the quilt binding be ironed

Modern Bear Paw Quilt
  1. Materials, Fabric, Cutting, and Piecing, 7/5/15
  2. Patchwork Backing, 7/8/15
  3. Quilt Sandwich, 7/12/15
  4. Machine Quilting, 7/15/15
  5. How To Finish Binding with a Mitered Edge, 7/19/15
  6. Completion Overview, 7/22/15

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