Posts tagged: "binding"

  1. 275,000 quilters asked, “How do you bind a quilt?” Like this (+ flash sale!)

    Posted by on June 24, 2016

    We’ve blogged about Happy Endings many times since Stitch This! was launched. Why? Because it answers most any question you can come up with about quilt borders, backings, battings, and bindings. More than 275,000 quilters have given “happy endings” to their quilts using Mimi’s essential resource. Did we mention that Happy Endings is Martingale’s best-selling […]


  2. How to sew binding strips together: 2 ways

    Posted by on June 17, 2016

    If you make your own quilt binding, you probably do it the same way every time. But depending on how you cut your binding strips, it can be beneficial to sew them together in a certain way. With a simple change to your routine, you can avoid bulky seams, eliminate unsightly stretching, and strengthen your […]


  3. Quilt-book gear for the New Year: fresh fun for 2016 (+ sale)

    Posted by on December 7, 2015

    What’s your quilting resolution for 2016? Maybe it’s learning a new technique—something you’ve never attempted before or have been afraid to attempt, even though you L-O-V-E the quilts you see that use said technique. Maybe it’s tightening up your skills—learning how to cut without a wobble, sewing with an exact ¼" seam allowance, or piecing […]


  4. Skip the binding: frame that quilt! (tutorial + fabric giveaway)

    Posted by on November 13, 2015

    Shortcuts. Time-savers. Beelines! Around the holidays, quilters look to make lots of gifts—and they look for ways to make those gifts more quickly. Choosing smaller quilts is a smart start (size matters). But what if you could also cut out an entire quiltmaking step—one you thought had to be completed every time? Now that’s starting […]


  5. How to join binding ends: no-tuck technique (tutorial)

    Posted by on August 27, 2015

    Still tucking your binding tails, one into the other? It’s a quick way to finish your binding, but the result can look a bit bulky. There’s a better way to give your binding a smooth finish—and it’s just as easy as the tuck technique. Popular author Donna Lynn Thomas has spent 30+ years weeding out […]