DWR:: Step 11: Mitered Join for the Binding

Friday, June 30, 2017

Follow along as I make Free Spirit Fabric's Double Wedding Ring Quilt.

To connect the last 10" of the binding in a pretty mitered edge requires a couple of extra fancy steps.

  1. Leave 7" binding tails from start and end.
    DWR:: Mitered Binding 1: Leave 7" binding tails from start and end
  2. Trim overlapping binding to the width of the binding (about 2.5").
    DWR:: Mitered Binding 2: Trim overlapping binding to the width of the binding (about 2.5")
  3. Pin binding overlap, right sides together at a perpendicular angle and sew horizontal seam across.
    DWR:: Mitered Binding 3: Pin binding overlap, right sides together at a perpendicular angle and sew horizontal seam across
  4. Trim horizontal seam allowance to 1/4".
    DWR:: Mitered Binding 4: Trim horizontal seam allowance to 1/4"
  5. Fold now mitered-seam binding in half
    DWR:: Mitered Binding 5: Fold now mitered-seam binding in half
  6. Sew remaining bias to top of quilt as before.
    DWR:: Mitered Binding 6: Sew remaining bias to top of quilt as before.




BYOV's Posts on the Double Wedding Ring Quilt
  1. Start of the Double Wedding Ring Quilt! Materials!
  2. Step 1: Cutting the Rectangles
  3. Step 2: Sewing the Arcs
  4. Step 3: Removing the Paper Templates & Sewing Corner Squares
  5. Step 4: Assembling the Melons
  6. Step 5: Assembling the Circle Units & Rows
  7. Step 6: Attaching Circle Unit Rows
  8. Step 7: Quilt Back & Quilt Sandwich
  9. Step 8: Beginning Machine Quilting - Avoiding Bottom Threads & Backstitching
  10. Step 9: Hand Quilting
  11. Step 10: Attaching Binding to Front of Quilt
  12. Step 11: Mitered Join for the Binding
  13. Step 12: Attaching Binding to Back of Quilt
  14. Completed Double Wedding Ring Quilt Throw!

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