Looking for some guidance when creating binding for a quilt or running into trouble with a making a continuous quilt bias? You’ve come to the right place! Bias quilt binding is an absolute must when working with curved edges, and it opens up design possibilities with plaid and striped fabrics. Bias binding is also stronger, adding long-term durability to your binding so that your quilt can become an heirloom that is passed from generation to generation. The Perfect Binding Card offers tips on making the perfect binding and reminders on how to make continuous bias binding.
About Continuous Bias Binding
Follow the steps below to make your own bias from a fabric square. Use bias binding for quilts with curved edges or when you want a stripe to appear to spiral, or plaid binding to be on the diagonal. Continuous bias cut 1 1/4″ wide is perfect for most curved stems and appliqué vines. Colleen mentions a “chart” in this quilting video tutorial — that’s the Quilters’ Need-to-Know Card! It’s a very helpful quilting tool. If you’re looking for another quilting video tutorial on a particular technique, check out our Sew Easy lessons to find it there.
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