How To: [Another] Mitered Edge Binding Finishing

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


There's another way to finish off your quilt binding with a mitered edge. This one does not require quite as much accuracy, so it's a bit less complicated. Reducing complications is usually a good thing, especially in the homestretch of the quilt.

  1. Align Raw Edges of Double Fold Binding and Quilt
    1. Align Raw Edges of Double Fold Binding and Quilt
  2. Open Binding A Few Inches
    2. Open Binding A Few Inches
  3. Fold Left Corner of Binding Down and to the Right (forming a 90 degree triangle)
    3. Fold Left Corner of Binding Down and to the Right (forming a 90 degree triangle)
  4. Sew Single Edge of Binding Like Shown For a Few Inches
    4. Sew Single Edge of Binding Like Shown For a Few Inches
  5. After Sewing Open a Few Inches, Close Binding and Continue Sewing As Usual
    5. After Sewing Open a Few Inches, Close Binding and Continue Sewing As Usual
  6. Trim Binding End To Overlap With Pocket a Few Inches, Place End Inside Open Binding
    6. Trim Binding End To Overlap With Pocket a Few Inches, Place End Inside Open Binding
  7. Fold Binding Pocket Closed
    7. Fold Binding Pocket Closed
  8. Sew Binding Pocket Closed
    8. Sew Binding Pocket Closed
  9. Trim leftover and sew over as you do with the rest of the binding
    New Way of Finishing Mitered Binding

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