It’s fast and holds up well through repeated washings. I think the thing that works for her sample quilt is that the quilting of the piece is linear. Pivot the quilt so that the foot is lined up with the next side of the quilt, and continue to sew along the edge of the binding. Then I join the binding ends at the 1st and last marks to form a tube. The pictures and accompanying information is terrific. I have developed stiffness in my hands and hand sewing is becoming less of an option (especially on large quilts). I always machine sew a double binding on the front then hand stitch to the back. This look is every bit as nice, but so much more secure and faster. Man Sewing (Rob Appell) has a you tube video about sewing binding completely with a machine that is easy to follow. HOT DOG! However, I never thought of pressing the binding in place and gluing. I have been quite delighted to use it on the dozens and dozens of placemats prized by family members and numerous lap/baby quilts I’ve completed. I have - But I really like the looks of the hand-sewn binding. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial! http://bit.ly/babyquiltwithflangebinding - Missouri Star One Block Baby Quilt with Flange Binding: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan. Leave about a 6-inch tail. Fabric Crafts. I will definitely be using your technique on my next quilt. May 7, 2016 - By popular demand, Jenny Doan shows how to bind with a sewing machine.. I’ve found that with practice, using this method looks just as nice and has the advantage of saving my arthritic hands! Very through and complete. I prefer the machine stitching to finish, also, especially on baby quilts that need a lot of laundering. The trick is to use a sewing gauge & pin the binding the same width all the way around. And no one has ever returned a quilt to me because of it. When you get back to the side of the quilt that you started on, sew over the first sew stitches that you made, back stitch a couple of stitches to lock the seam, and then remove the quilt from the sewing machine without using the automatic thread cutter. I agree, she made that look so easy. Fold the binding up toward the top, creating a 45 degree fold, perpendicularly on top of itself. Don’t make this into a competition between hand quilting and machine quilting. I used this technique once in a class a few years ago. The result is a clean finished edge that is more secure than it would be if I had sewn it by hand, and it takes much less time as well. The Stitching Sewcial is brought to you by Brother International Corporation. Thanks for the comment. Explore. The ‘pinching’ of the quilt and needle can be a challenge when hand- stitching the back of a quilt, the usual way. I have - But I really like the looks of the hand-sewn binding. Do you know what I mean? This helps me with heavy projects. I sew the binding to the front, then turn it to the back. How To Bind a Quilt on a Sewing Machine with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star (Instructional Video) And here’s what it looks like from the back. Finally, I pin the remaining spaces in between before beginning to stitch. Very neat. I like the idea of machining the binding. Your binding is finished! Bring the quilt back to the machine and sew the ends of the binding together, using the fold on the fabric as a guide, and backstitching at the beginning and end to lock the seam. I miter the corners they come out perfect. I re-measure and mark as I did above, being careful not to place a seam on a mark. You could do it a dress makers way. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2fJUoKEt-Ms, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2XJW3rhH3w, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQgjp4Upt8w&t=1016s, https://www.youtube.com/results?sear...uri+star+quilt, If this is your first visit to the Missouri Star Quilt Co's "Quilter's Forum", be sure to Feb 24, 2018 - How to bind a quilt using a sewing machine. Thank you for the kind words Janice. Hello Adelina, Thank you for your question. Learn how to add just the right finishing touch to your projects with Natalie Earnheart of Missouri Star Quilt Co. Answering real questions from real quilters, Natalie breaks down directions like “quilt and bind as desired” into bite-sized lessons to help you complete your quilts. Then backstitch to lock the seam, snip the threads and remove the quilt from the machine. I just happened to watch this yesterday. That's the way I do mine. I haven't figured out a measurement that makes the sewing even on front and back. At that point, stop sewing and leave the needle down. Hold in place with your fingers or a pin if you prefer. This is Girly Girl fabric, and this is part of that line. fiddly but sews both sides at once, iron and make own binding. The Pin-feed is built-into the machine. There are a lot of loose threads and by running them through the serger, everything is kept nice and tidy. Finger press the seam open. Fold the other edge of the binding so that it creates a 45 degree angle in the corner. Start in the middle of one side, line up the raw edges of the binding with the raw edges of the quilt, leaving the top of the binding with the 45 degree fold and a few inches below it free. This technique adds an additional line of quilting, as we aren’t trying to stitch in the ditch. Run your fingernail over the fold to create a crease. First, trim off extra batting and backing and square up … Will use it with my next quilt. How can I print this out? Great tutorial that will help newer quilters get it right. Top stitch along the edge of the binding, using the edge of the pin feed foot as a guide. This year, I had the great opportunity to participate in the Missouri Star Quilt … This is a wonderful tutorial and appreciate the comprehensive instruction you provided. Backstitch a few stitches to lock the seam. Jan 19, 2019 - How To Bind a Quilt on a Sewing Machine with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star (Instructional Video) - YouTube Fabric by the Yard. It’s Natalie Barnes, here. I am late to the party but this is a great tutorial! I had not heard of a pin-feed foot. Thank you for sharing this technique so clearly and concisely!! So glad you like it Soozie! Treat each corner like you did above. When you get it just right, you can sew SITD on the front & it will catch it on the back. I have a Brother and a Babylock emb. you can see it right here and I wanted to bring it in in that binding. So as you go along you can turn it over and you can see that it just leaves a nice folded edge that looks perfect. All times are GMT-6. However, stitching the binding is one of the few activities that I can take with me to craft groups! I just finished a baby quilt, on deadline, I might add. I love this. Thank you for showing the how to.. See several options for machine binding that make use of the binding tool, a lapel stick, wonder clips, and Steam-a-Seam 2. Sew the Binding to the Back Side of the Quilt. Continue to sew along the edge of the quilt until you are about a ¼” away from the bottom. If I elect for Missouri Star’s Binding Fairies to bind my quilt, do I need to send the fabric already pieced together in a long continuous strip? What a great tutorial! Here’s a closer look at a finished corner. I am not very keen on any sort of handstitching. Photos always help to clarify the instructions. Excellently detailed instructions! I hand sew down the corners on the back to secure them well. The ease needed during the pinning will stabilize the outer edge, which is often stretched out a bit during the construction of the quilt top. Remove the quilt from the sewing machine and lay the unsewn section of binding along the edge of the quilt to check that it lays properly along the edge and is the correct length needed to finish the quilt. Just in time. Remove the strips from the sewing machine and remove the excess fabric with scissors, leaving a ¼” seam allowance. Thanks Elaine. I have been doing this method for many years. Faux piped binding tutorial this binding method is sewn down by machine by stitching in the ditch between the accent fabric and the binding fabric. Have you ever tried Missouri Star Quilt Company’s Longarm Machine Quilting Services? This is a little tumbler quilt I made using our Tumbler Template here at the Missouri Star. In regards to the Pin Feed Foot, I would recommend reaching out to your local Authorized Brother Dealer and ask if they can order that for you. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial. Remove the quilt from your machine, and fold the binding up, away from the quilt, at a 90-degree angle. Machine stitches are not “more secure” than hand sewing the binding. Once all of the binding has been pressed, I like to gather it up and fold it over itself into a neat bundle that I can place next to my machine as I’m sewing it to the quilt. Continue reading “How To Figure Yardage For Quilt Binding” Posted on May 16, 2017 February 18, 2020. Proprietor of beyond the reef pattern company, licensed designer for Windham Fabrics, and author of A Modern Twist (Martingale/TPP). Rotate the quilt so that the edge that you just sewed is on the top. After all of the strips are sewn together, make a 45 degree fold in the strip by bringing the wrong sides of the fabric together to form a diagonal crease, about 1 ½” from the top of the binding. Excellent tutorial, Heather! Click here to get supplies: http://bit.ly/machinebindingRob demonstrates how to finish a quilt with machine binding done a home sewing machine. Continue this process until all the remaining sides of the quilt are glued and ironed so that the edges and corners of the binding are secured in place. You would want to cut the corners short before doing the binding. DIY And Crafts. This takes care of it for me. It also looks nice using decorative stitches. I wish I can do this as neat as you did. I hit it right on most of the time. Finish attaching the binding to the quilt … This is fine as the edge will lay down once the binding is finished. This time, when you machine stitch the binding to the quilt, you’re going to stitch the binding to the BACK of the quilt. Hi there, everyone! So many good ideas to use to bind a quilt. Do you miter the corners the same way and is there anything else I need to know? It took me 3 days to hand sew my last quilt. The binding process has become something I actually enjoy – and is now one of my favorite parts of quilting. I do not iron it ahead of time. Use a couple of small dots of glue in each corner to hold them in place. This looks great and very time saving i am going to use this method on my next quilt thank you…soozie. Pin the two sides together, placing the crease on the top edge directly over the line on the bottom piece that you just marked. Open the unsewn section of binding on the left hand side and place it so that the binding lays right side up along the edge of the quilt. If you have a walking foot you can use that, I am using an old vintage 15-91 Singer and the walking feet I have don’t really work well … Our binding fairies use 2.5-inch binding so if you piece and iron your binding at home please use 2.5-inch strips. Here you can see how much binding is left unsewn. I hope you have a wonderful day. In regards to your question, if I am reading this correctly the answer would be ‘yes’ on the corners. Can’t wait to try this! Just move your needle a couple of clicks to the right and it will hold you in a perfectly straight line each time. Jenny has a nice tutorial on flange binding. Bring the quilt back to the sewing machine and begin to sew the binding to the next side, starting at the top, and backstitching a few stitches to lock the seam. I am almost finished with a quilt now and I am just so tired of looking at it I want to be done. My next binding will be done by machine. Keep the binding taught and pin it in place. Prepare to sew the strips of fabric together to create a continuous length of binding. I run the glue along the threads from the serger, fold the binding over, and set with a hot iron. Brother Machines Spark Entrepreneurial Spirit. So what you are going to do when you get your quilt all quilted like this it’s completely done and quilted its time to bind it. Many thanks. Press in place with an iron. machine that use the same feet. I don’t like the look of this method from the back- would love to find a method that centers the line of stitching on the binding front and back, til then I stick to hand stitching! Just use the same color thread in the bobbin as was used in the quilting. Great pics and instructions. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I’ll definitely use this method on my next quilt; talk about time saving! And it takes sooooo long! Square up your quilt and remove any excess fabric or batting with a rotary cutter and straight edge if necessary. The pin feed and Pin-feed foot is only available on the Brother PQ1500SL and PQ1500SLPRW machines. Can you use this with the corners curved at the bottom of the quilt so the corners will not go to the floor. As I am planning on making some lap quilts to donate to a Senior Center this fall, I’m looking forward to trying this method. Using the total of the 4 edges I make my binding and allow the extra length as your method does. Be sure to adjust the pressure of the presser foot as well as the feed dog level to the settings required for use with this foot, referring to the settings in the manual. Here is what I do differently : I measure length and width at the center from raw edge to edge as this is the most stable part of the quilt. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial, Sue! Each mark is placed at the corner. Great video! I do this almost exactly the same. Thank you for taking the time to do this tutorial. This is a very detailed tutorial, and very well done, but I can’t imagine how it is less time consuming than sewing it to the back, as I do. I’ve saved them for quick reference. Required fields are marked *, © 2021 Stitching Sewcial All Rights Reserved. First time…needed improvement second time, perfect! Stop sewing with the needle down, lift the foot and rotate the quilt and sew back over those last two stitches, toward the next side of the quilt. At first, we only offered machine quilting services and sold a few quilt fabrics and quilting supplies. I have a Pfaff machine (so no Pin Foot), but by moving my needle position and using an adjustable Seam Guide achieves a precisely finished edge which looks far better than anything I could have hand stitched. Thanks for all the details.Kosie. When you get to a corner, open it up and press with an iron. And have battled the binding. Quilts–not so much. I love the look of handsewing the binding, but my stitches cannot hold up on a quilt that is used and frequently laundered. Lol. Used it twice already. MAKE SURE YOU ARE CUTTING 1/2in PAST THE CUT TAIL. Your email address will not be published. Great tutorial! Again, thank you for the great job documenting your process. and often use the Move-It foot when binding; it works great! I really appreciate this! I agree with you! Backstitch to lock the seam and remove the quilt from the sewing machine. Love the fact that it can also be printed out in a pdf format. Use a thin strip of school glue to hold the fabric in place, once it is pressed towards the front. Perfect Binding Tutorial {quilting basics tutorial. Continue to sew the binding to the quilt, treating each of the four corners as we have above. Cut strips of fabric to create binding. Once you get to a corner, stop sewing and leave the needle down, and pivot the quilt so that the mitered edge is facing you. It's just quicker & easier. Hand stitching takes forever, & my arthritic hands no longer are up to the task. If you'd like to get started on quilting and need supplies, come on over and check us out at or take a look at our awesome deals every day at. I really appreciate this tutorial. All Content Copyright Missouri Star Quilt Co LLC. Materials: 1/2 to 1 yard of fabric (to cut strips for the binding) A sewing machine Thread A handheld needle (for last details) I have been watching videos the last few days for binding and this far exceeds any I have watched. I can’t wait to try it out. crazy mom quilts a binding tutorial. Great tutorial! Join your two sides together with pins and sew using a 1/4in seam allowance. As far as bulky corners, I do trim off the corners before I fold the binding to the front to sew it down. Or a video I can watch or something? I connect the ends a little differently using a technique I learned from a Missouri Star Quilt Company YouTube video. Place the binding along the back of the quilt. I stitched in the ditch from the front of the quilt, catching the back by feeling it and ending with a back finish about 1/8″from the edge of the binding. Also, does Brother sell a 9mm flat felled foot for my VQ3000? I do all of the binding for my quilts completely by machine, instead of finishing it by hand. I then mark about 6″ from one end and from that mark measure and mark for each side. Just no. Really enjoyed reading and the pictures were so helpful. Traditionally, binding is sewn by machine to the front of a quilt, turned around to the back and hand sewn. It is completely up to you. Use a hand sewing needle to pull all loose threads to the back of the quilt and burry them in between the batting and the back of the quilt. Minnie. I don’t have a pin-feed foot, but I use my Stitch-in-the-Ditch foot attached to my Mu-Vit foot. Then I miter the corner by folding the binding back on itself and continuing to attach to the next side. Thanks. Place the binding on one side of your quilt close to the middle matching the raw edges of the binding and quilt together. This foot helps move all layers of fabric and batting through the machine. All steps detailed with text and pictures. Here are some of the questions we get the most! Terms of Use | Disclaimer. Using a ¼” seam allowance, begin to sew the binding to the quilt. Place one strip over another, right sides together, and overlapping perpendicular to each other. I’ve been using a variation of this So that is how you sew a binding. Continue to sew along the edge of the quilt until you are about a ¼” away from the bottom. I will try those (along with my Clover Clips for good measure). Then I measure, mark and pin the center of each side. You may want to check that out. I sew on a Brother Innov’is VQ3000 (LOVE IT!) Good luck! Makes sense. Perhaps not quite as useful as a pin-feed, but still helpful. I hope you have a wonderful day. This page was generated at 06:11 PM. I’m just so excited to be here at Missouri Star Quilt Co.’s blog! Sew two more stitches into the corner. So glad it’ll be of help! Thanks for the comment, Elaine! I will keep in my reference folder. Thank you for joining us at Missouri Star Quilt Company’s tutorials. This is an excellent tutorial. Thanks Pam. I would love to keep this so I can learn to use it. Today we are going to talk about binding your quilt start to finish, even ending it. I do like the pressing methods and the glue would be helpful. I usually have a line on the back where I've sewn to the front. Thank you so much for this! Thank you. Where can I get one? Try dropping the feed dogs to insert the quilt under the needle. This looks so much easier. Step 2 To add mitred corners on quilt binding, use a binding clip to hold the corner, fold the binding back down onto your quilt, aligning the raw edges along the next side. I use strips that are 2 ½” wide. I had always done the traditional stitching on the front and hand-sewing on the back, but when I began making charity quilts I felt the need to speed things up a bit. Unpin the binding and line up the two ends so that they’re perpendicular to each other, just as when you constructed the binding from the individual strips of fabric. I might have to make a minor adjustment at a corner or two. It would definitely speed things up in finishing the quilts. I’ve just finished the top to a quilt and didn’t know what to do next. Now I’ll be able to finish them more easily and quickly. Using a ruler, mark 1/2in past the trimmed edge and cut on this mark. Then backstitch to lock the seam, snip the threads and remove the quilt from the machine. Thank you again! Thanks for your time. Press in place, and continue to do this all along the length of one side of the quilt. Quilting. When I use the machine I sew on the back and wrap to the front to sew down. Happy quilting! If it had curvy quilting, the stitching line on the back would look out of place. Bring the quilt back to the sewing machine and sew the rest of the binding in place, backstitching at the beginning and end of the seam to lock the stitches. Brilliant tutorial! Then raise the feed dog back after positioning the quilt. Check-in … Overlap your binding. On a patterned backing it won’t show. You don’t see it unless you really inspect it. Here’s how I do it. Looks really nice and it's easy to do. Thanks so much for validating how well this process can work for those of us that are not purist handquilters or planning to enter our quilts in a show or have problems with arthritis when doing hand sewing. This method would be very helpful to people with arthritis in their hands. Times are changing for the better if I can get this online! An opportunity to hone your quilting skills with this one, fantastic project! Thank you for joining us at Missouri Star Quilt Company’s tutorials. I can see how machine binding would be useful for quilts that might get frequent machine washing, such as a baby quilt. Pull that end of the binding taut and mark a light line where the diagonal fold touches the end of the pinned section of binding. Then fold the binding down over the raw edge of the quilt and toward the front of the quilt. I use machine binding on all my quilts now. Thank you! Use a straight edge and a pencil to lightly draw a line between the points where the bottom strip meets the top strip. Thank you for posting this, I love to make quilts, but binding not so much. I do this method too but fold my edging so that when I sew from the front, the stitching is in the ditch. Happy quilting! I have tried machine binding, but it was a mess. You can practice sewing binding strips to a sandwiched sample block to get the hang of it. So as you go along you can turn it over and you can see that it just leaves a nice folded edge that looks perfect. I prefer to have that line of quilting on the back, which is why I sew the binding to the back and flip it to the front, rather than the reverse, which is how it is traditionally done. At the very bottom of the article on the left side there is a print button. I'd like to perfect this technique for my charity quilts. I’ve used both your “back-to-front” technique and glue basting but never thought of using them together (Duh-h-h!). When attaching the binding, I sew to within 1/4″ of the next side and stop, and backstitch. It’s ok if the binding seems a little shorter than the quilt during pinning. So that is how you sew a binding. When you get back to the side of the quilt that you started on, stop sewing about 12 inches from where you started to attach the binding. Therefore, I resorted to machine finishing the binding by machine. Where do I purchase a pin feed foot? View All Precut Fabric Charm Packs (5" Squares) 5" x 5" quilting charm squares Jelly Rolls (2.5" Strips) 2.5" jelly roll strips of designer quilt fabric Layer Cakes (10" Squares) 10" x 10" quilting fabric squares Mini Charm Packs 2.5" x 2.5" mini quilting charm squares Fat Quarter Bundles 18" x 21" cuts of fabric It really helped me to see the edge of the binding and put the stitches right at the edge. Use a rotary cutter and ruler to trim the batting and backing even with the … Is there some kind of method where you can machine stitch the binding to front and back at the same time? Jenny will share tips and techniques for color design, quick piecing (chain sewing and nesting your seams), how to square a block, machine quilting and binding ALL IN ONE DAY!! It is especially good for Quilts that are going to be machine washed often and kids Quilts that get a lot of use. Hi I’m Jenny from the Missouri Star Quilt Company. Learn how to make your own binding strips with mitered corners and attach it to a quilt. Designed for enthusiasts – by enthusiasts. Method 2: Machine stitching the binding to the back of the quilt The first step is to prep the binding the same way you would to stitch the binding down by hand. More information... People also love these ideas Pinterest. Dec 15, 2018 - Click here for supplies: http://missouriquiltco.com Jenny Doan demonstrates how to bind a quilt with a sewing machine. When I have everything pinned, then I press both the front & the back of the binding so the fabric lays down smoothly. remove foot and quilt together, slide foot along binding , fold corner, peg, then insert quilt back in binding foot, slide back up to corner reattach to sewing machine, line up needle,on sewn line generally place binding around the quilt and add pegs before sewing start sewing to corner removing the pegs as go. Pick up the unsewn section of the binding and trim off the excess fabric with scissors, leaving a ¼” seam allowance. This is the very best instructions I have seen. Just the thought of hand hemming a queen size at this point, just ugh. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial! I always do hand sewing of the binding. Trim and Square the Quilt. check out the. I will try this tonight Remove the quarter inch foot and place the pin feed foot on the sewing machine. And it saves a lot of time!! Hi! The Binding Tool. So, the only difference between putting your binding on with a machine or by hand is where you sew it. Adelina, I know it’s been a VERY long time since you posted this but check with Brother – based on your machine model, there may be either a walking foot or a Brother brand “Move-It” foot available for your machine. Best, Kimberli. method for many years. Thanks for this very useful information. And I couldn’t remember. This is the best video on machine binding I’ve watched. You could also use a bit narrower binding strip so the stitching falls in the binding seam line on the back. Turn the quilt over so that the top is facing up, and pull the binding up from the back so that it lays flat, extending beyond the edge of the quilt. As far as the 9mm Flat Felled foot, we do not have that item. Don’t have a pin feed foot, but on my last binding I used the zipper foot and it worked great. Fold the binding in half along its length, lining up the raw edges of the fabric, and press with a hot iron. That’s look so beautiful. I might try this for a set of 8 placemats I am making. The technique that I’ve developed is a bit different than binding is traditionally done, because I sew the binding on the back of the quilt, flip it around to the front, and then top stitch it down to finish it. So, in November of 2008, on a shoestring budget, we bought a small brick building in Hamilton that would fit a longarm quilting machine and started the Missouri Star Quilt Company! This looks soo much easer and the results are beautiful. At that point, stop sewing and leave the needle down. I have never been good at hand stitching binding (read: dread) but since I discovered this method a few years ago, I have been on a roll! Using a ¼” seam allowance, begin to sew the binding to the quilt. Basically, join them just like you would when making your binding strips initially, which works very well. Pin the unsewn section of the binding to the edge of the quilt, lining up the raw edges of the binding with the raw edges of the quilt. Thank you. I use 2.5" wide binding, folded in half. Optional: I use a Brother Lock 1034D Serger to cover the raw edges of the quilt and binding. Thanks you for the clear instructions. And your quilt is ready to go! I use this method, too. Rob demonstrates how to finish a quilt with machine binding done a home sewing machine. I'm wondering though, why is there 801 thumbs down? 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