The Basics Of Binding


 In this 3-hour class, you will learn how to:

            - effortlessly cut your binding strips, both straight-of-grain and on the bias

            - properly miter the strips together to reduce bulk at the seams

            - achieve flawless corners

            - easily and accurately “close the loop” for a beautiful “seamless” look

 

We will cover two techniques:

            - attaching your binding in preparation for a hand-finish

            - complete by-machine binding

 

Fabric Requirements:

           One (1) pre-made fat quarter sandwich, spray-basted or quilted together

            Two (2) fat quarters or ½ yd for binding – DO NOT pre-cut your strips!

 

Supply List:

            Cutting supplies (rotary cutter, cutting mat)

            Ruler, long (such as 6 ½” x 24 ½”)

            Ruler, small (such as 1” x 6” or Add-a-Quarter)

            Fabric scissors

            Seam ripper (be sure it’s sharp!)

            Sewing machine (walking or dual-feed foot strongly recommended)

            Thread to match your chosen binding fabric(s)

            Marking pen (iron- or wash-away preferred, especially for light fabrics)

            Pins, fine quilting or patchwork

            Seam gauge

            Recommended: Stripology ruler (available for purchase in class)

           

            If your machine is equipped with a laser light, no marking pen is required.
Cost: $ 35.00
Date(s):
Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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Wed, May 22, 2019 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

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Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 1:00 pm

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Wed, Nov 6, 2019 at 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

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