and often use the Move-It foot when binding; it works great! Fabric Crafts. Using a ¼” seam allowance, begin to sew the binding to the quilt. Your email address will not be published. It also looks nice using decorative stitches. It’s Natalie Barnes, here. Using a ¼” seam allowance, begin to sew the binding to the quilt. Treat each corner like you did above. I hand sew down the corners on the back to secure them well. 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. This is a little tumbler quilt I made using our Tumbler Template here at the Missouri Star. I will try this tonight Traditionally, binding is sewn by machine to the front of a quilt, turned around to the back and hand sewn. Basically, join them just like you would when making your binding strips initially, which works very well. 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. Continue to sew along the edge of the quilt until you are about a ¼” away from the bottom. Proprietor of beyond the reef pattern company, licensed designer for Windham Fabrics, and author of A Modern Twist (Martingale/TPP). I really appreciate this tutorial. Finger press the seam open. Overlap your binding. When you get it just right, you can sew SITD on the front & it will catch it on the back. Pin the two sides together, placing the crease on the top edge directly over the line on the bottom piece that you just marked. 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. Thank you for showing the how to.. Very neat. fiddly but sews both sides at once, iron and make own binding. 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. Will use it with my next quilt. I have a Nouvelle 1500S Brother sewing machine and cannot raise the pin feed eventhough it has the pin installed and I try all the positions of the lever, what am I doing wrong. Thank you for taking the time to do this tutorial. MAKE SURE YOU ARE CUTTING 1/2in PAST THE CUT TAIL. As far as the 9mm Flat Felled foot, we do not have that item. Man Sewing (Rob Appell) has a you tube video about sewing binding completely with a machine that is easy to follow. I am almost finished with a quilt now and I am just so tired of looking at it I want to be done. I use this method, too. Place one strip over another, right sides together, and overlapping perpendicular to each other. It’s a lovely quilt and a great tutorial but you should be more careful of your judgements tone toward other quilt makers. Photos always help to clarify the instructions. Thanks Elaine. Rob demonstrates how to finish a quilt with machine binding done a home sewing machine. Machine stitches are not “more secure” than hand sewing the binding. Backstitch to lock the seam and remove the quilt from the sewing machine. Thank you. Quilting. I sew the binding to the front, then turn it to the back. The pin feed and Pin-feed foot is only available on the Brother PQ1500SL and PQ1500SLPRW machines. 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. Thanks for your time. Therefore, I resorted to machine finishing the binding by machine. Learn how to make your own binding strips with mitered corners and attach it to a quilt. This is the best video on machine binding I’ve watched. check out the. The trick is to use a sewing gauge & pin the binding the same width all the way around. This look is every bit as nice, but so much more secure and faster. I’ve used both your “back-to-front” technique and glue basting but never thought of using them together (Duh-h-h!). See several options for machine binding that make use of the binding tool, a lapel stick, wonder clips, and Steam-a-Seam 2. Do you know what I mean? Best, Kimberli. Click here to get supplies: http://bit.ly/machinebindingRob demonstrates how to finish a quilt with machine binding done a home sewing machine. Fold the other edge of the binding so that it creates a 45 degree angle in the corner. 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. 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. Is there some kind of method where you can machine stitch the binding to front and back at the same time? I run the glue along the threads from the serger, fold the binding over, and set with a hot iron. 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 might have to make a minor adjustment at a corner or two. 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. At the very bottom of the article on the left side there is a print button. 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. This technique adds an additional line of quilting, as we aren’t trying to stitch in the ditch. You don’t see it unless you really inspect it. I'm wondering though, why is there 801 thumbs down? I connect the ends a little differently using a technique I learned from a Missouri Star Quilt Company YouTube video. Precut Fabric. Hello Adelina, Thank you for your question. Finally, I pin the remaining spaces in between before beginning to stitch. I wish I can do this as neat as you did. Press in place, and continue to do this all along the length of one side of the quilt. I love the look of handsewing the binding, but my stitches cannot hold up on a quilt that is used and frequently laundered. Quilts–not so much. Thank you! I use machine binding on all my quilts now. Thank you for the kind words Janice. I’ve found that with practice, using this method looks just as nice and has the advantage of saving my arthritic hands! I will definitely be using your technique on my next quilt. Just no. The binding process has become something I actually enjoy – and is now one of my favorite parts of quilting. Can’t wait to try this! 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. I hit it right on most of the time. I had not heard of a pin-feed foot. 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 hope you have a wonderful day. Happy quilting! I would love to keep this so I can learn to use it. 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 is fine as the edge will lay down once the binding is finished. And it saves a lot of time!! Just move your needle a couple of clicks to the right and it will hold you in a perfectly straight line each time. Remove the quarter inch foot and place the pin feed foot on the sewing machine. Rotate the quilt so that the edge that you just sewed is on the top. Here’s a closer look at a finished corner. 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. 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. All Content Copyright Missouri Star Quilt Co LLC. Your Guide to MSQC Machine Quilting Services! Also, does Brother sell a 9mm flat felled foot for my VQ3000? (But I was machine binding before my hands got worse.) I haven't figured out a measurement that makes the sewing even on front and back. However, I never thought of pressing the binding in place and gluing. Hold in place with your fingers or a pin if you prefer. What a great tutorial! 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. Designed for enthusiasts – by enthusiasts. Thank you again! First, trim off extra batting and backing and square up … This year, I had the great opportunity to participate in the Missouri Star Quilt … I have tried machine binding, but it was a mess. Then backstitch to lock the seam, snip the threads and remove the quilt from the machine. Love the fact that it can also be printed out in a pdf format. Finish attaching the binding to the quilt … Square up your quilt and remove any excess fabric or batting with a rotary cutter and straight edge if necessary. method for many years. Thanks for this very useful information. Check-in … Great tutorial that will help newer quilters get it right. 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! I like the idea of machining the binding. I plan on using this for my next quilt. Our binding fairies use 2.5-inch binding so if you piece and iron your binding at home please use 2.5-inch strips. Hi! At that point, stop sewing and leave the needle down. Brilliant tutorial! The Pin-feed is built-into the machine. Then raise the feed dog back after positioning the quilt. I just finished a baby quilt, on deadline, I might add. You could also use a bit narrower binding strip so the stitching falls in the binding seam line on the back. I can’t wait to try it out. It's just quicker & easier. It really helped me to see the edge of the binding and put the stitches right at the edge. 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. This looks soo much easer and the results are beautiful. Thank you for sharing this technique so clearly and concisely!! Press in place with an iron. Then backstitch to lock the seam, snip the threads and remove the quilt from the machine. Quilt Binding .. ... Patchwork Quilting Quilting Tips Quilting Tutorials Sewing Tutorials Sewing Hacks Missouri Star Quilt Tutorials Beginner Quilting Sewing Basics Quilting Projects. I’ve saved them for quick reference. This foot helps move all layers of fabric and batting through the machine. More information... People also love these ideas Pinterest. 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. Top stitch along the edge of the binding, using the edge of the pin feed foot as a guide. The Stitching Sewcial is brought to you by Brother International Corporation. Using a ruler, mark 1/2in past the trimmed edge and cut on this mark. Pick up the unsewn section of the binding and trim off the excess fabric with scissors, leaving a ¼” seam allowance. So glad it’ll be of help! That's the way I do mine. On a patterned backing it won’t show. Using the total of the 4 edges I make my binding and allow the extra length as your method does. So many good ideas to use to bind a quilt. I have developed stiffness in my hands and hand sewing is becoming less of an option (especially on large quilts). Continue reading “How To Figure Yardage For Quilt Binding” Posted on May 16, 2017 February 18, 2020. Leave about a 6-inch tail. First time…needed improvement second time, perfect! So, the only difference between putting your binding on with a machine or by hand is where you sew it. Times are changing for the better if I can get this online! Great video! Then I join the binding ends at the 1st and last marks to form a tube. Use a couple of small dots of glue in each corner to hold them in place. Your binding is finished! I’m just so excited to be here at Missouri Star Quilt Co.’s blog! Perhaps not quite as useful as a pin-feed, but still helpful. 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 always do hand sewing of the binding. This time, when you machine stitch the binding to the quilt, you’re going to stitch the binding to the BACK of the quilt. I don't have any trouble with binding. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial! 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. This is a wonderful tutorial and appreciate the comprehensive instruction you provided. All times are GMT-6. You may want to check that out. Use a rotary cutter and ruler to trim the batting and backing even with the … Thanks for all the details.Kosie. Where do I purchase a pin feed foot? Here you can see how much binding is left unsewn. 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. It is completely up to you. Thanks you for the clear instructions. This method would be very helpful to people with arthritis in their hands. And here’s what it looks like from the back. Fold the binding in half along its length, lining up the raw edges of the fabric, and press with a hot iron. Join your two sides together with pins and sew using a 1/4in seam allowance. This page was generated at 06:11 PM. 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! 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. Great pics and instructions. I’ve been using a variation of this I miter the corners they come out perfect. I have - But I really like the looks of the hand-sewn binding. Fold the binding up toward the top, creating a 45 degree fold, perpendicularly on top of itself. Perfect Binding Tutorial {quilting basics tutorial. 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. Makes sense. Your email address will not be published. HOT DOG! Or a video I can watch or something? DIY And Crafts. I agree with you! Remove the strips from the sewing machine and remove the excess fabric with scissors, leaving a ¼” seam allowance. 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 Prepare to sew the strips of fabric together to create a continuous length of binding. Sew the strips together, stitching directly on the pencil line, and backstitch at the beginning and end of the seam to lock the stitches. This helps me with heavy projects. Then fold the binding down over the raw edge of the quilt and toward the front of the quilt. Jan 19, 2019 - How To Bind a Quilt on a Sewing Machine with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star (Instructional Video) - YouTube Thanks for the comment. This looks so much easier. Backstitch a few stitches to lock the seam. And have battled the binding. It took me 3 days to hand sew my last quilt. It would definitely speed things up in finishing the quilts. Then I miter the corner by folding the binding back on itself and continuing to attach to the next side. I can see how machine binding would be useful for quilts that might get frequent machine washing, such as a baby quilt. 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! You might notice that when the binding is pinned in place, that it will want to bring up the corner and edge the quilt. Looks really nice and it's easy to do. Required fields are marked *, © 2021 Stitching Sewcial All Rights Reserved. Excellent tutorial, Heather! Jenny has a nice tutorial on flange binding. Each mark is placed at the corner. Thank you. I love this. I might try this for a set of 8 placemats I am making. 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. May 7, 2016 - By popular demand, Jenny Doan shows how to bind with a sewing machine.. Run your fingernail over the fold to create a crease. And no one has ever returned a quilt to me because of it. Keep the binding taught and pin it in place. When I use the machine I sew on the back and wrap to the front to sew down. I sew on a Brother Innov’is VQ3000 (LOVE IT!) I am late to the party but this is a great tutorial! I’ll definitely use this method on my next quilt; talk about time saving! Then bring the binding back down on itself along the edge of the next side of the quilt to create a mitered corner. 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. Brother Machines Spark Entrepreneurial Spirit. 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. So that is how you sew a binding. Minnie. Thank you for joining us at Missouri Star Quilt Company’s tutorials. Hi I’m Jenny from the Missouri Star Quilt Company. Then I measure, mark and pin the center of each side. Many thanks. I do like the pressing methods and the glue would be helpful. I don’t have a pin-feed foot, but I use my Stitch-in-the-Ditch foot attached to my Mu-Vit foot. However, stitching the binding is one of the few activities that I can take with me to craft groups! Good luck! I’ve just finished the top to a quilt and didn’t know what to do next. How can I print this out? 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. As far as bulky corners, I do trim off the corners before I fold the binding to the front to sew it down. The Binding Tool. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial! http://bit.ly/babyquiltwithflangebinding - Missouri Star One Block Baby Quilt with Flange Binding: Easy Quilting Tutorial with Jenny Doan. Thanks Pam. The pictures and accompanying information is terrific. Place the binding on one side of your quilt close to the middle matching the raw edges of the binding and quilt together. I always machine sew a double binding on the front then hand stitch to the back. Now I’ll be able to finish them more easily and quickly. Happy quilting! You can practice sewing binding strips to a sandwiched sample block to get the hang of it. I usually have a line on the back where I've sewn to the front. Continue to sew the binding to the quilt, treating each of the four corners as we have above. So that is how you sew a binding. It’s ok if the binding seems a little shorter than the quilt during pinning. Thank you for posting this, I love to make quilts, but binding not so much. I have a Brother and a Babylock emb. Do you miter the corners the same way and is there anything else I need to know? It’s fast and holds up well through repeated washings. Fabric by the Yard. Turn the corners, do the final join – everything is the same. Excellently detailed instructions! Backstitch a few stitches to lock the seam. When you get to a corner, open it up and press with an iron. 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. Have you ever tried Missouri Star Quilt Company’s Longarm Machine Quilting Services? 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. When I have everything pinned, then I press both the front & the back of the binding so the fabric lays down smoothly. Thank you so much for this! At that point, stop sewing and leave the needle down. I am new to quilting. Where can I get one? If it had curvy quilting, the stitching line on the back would look out of place. machine that use the same feet. 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!! 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. 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. I have - But I really like the looks of the hand-sewn binding. Trim and Square the Quilt. Again, thank you for the great job documenting your process. This is the very best instructions I have seen. I think the thing that works for her sample quilt is that the quilting of the piece is linear. This is Girly Girl fabric, and this is part of that line. When attaching the binding, I sew to within 1/4″ of the next side and stop, and backstitch. All steps detailed with text and pictures. Remove the quilt from your machine, and fold the binding up, away from the quilt, at a 90-degree angle. Thanks for the comment, Elaine! Feb 24, 2018 - How to bind a quilt using a sewing machine. Can you use this with the corners curved at the bottom of the quilt so the corners will not go to the floor. I have been watching videos the last few days for binding and this far exceeds any I have watched. Thanks. I will try those (along with my Clover Clips for good measure). Pull the threads so that they are about 3 inches or sew and use scissors to cut them. Hand stitching takes forever, & my arthritic hands no longer are up to the task. And it takes sooooo long! You could do it a dress makers way. I then mark about 6″ from one end and from that mark measure and mark for each side. crazy mom quilts a binding tutorial. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial, Sue! This takes care of it for me. My next binding will be done by machine. Just use the same color thread in the bobbin as was used in the quilting. Optional: I use a Brother Lock 1034D Serger to cover the raw edges of the quilt and binding. I am not very keen on any sort of handstitching. I hope you have a wonderful day. Don’t make this into a competition between hand quilting and machine quilting. Hi there, everyone! Great tutorial. I re-measure and mark as I did above, being careful not to place a seam on a mark. Sew the Binding to the Back Side of the Quilt. 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. At first, we only offered machine quilting services and sold a few quilt fabrics and quilting supplies. So glad you like it Soozie! I do this almost exactly the same. I do this method too but fold my edging so that when I sew from the front, the stitching is in the ditch. 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 just happened to watch this yesterday. That’s look so beautiful. Just in time. This is an excellent tutorial. 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 … 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. Use a thin strip of school glue to hold the fabric in place, once it is pressed towards the front. I do all of the binding for my quilts completely by machine, instead of finishing it by hand. Terms of Use | Disclaimer. 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. There are a lot of loose threads and by running them through the serger, everything is kept nice and tidy. 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. I will keep in my reference folder. I used this technique once in a class a few years ago. I prefer the machine stitching to finish, also, especially on baby quilts that need a lot of laundering. Cut strips of fabric to create binding. Here you can see the dotted line that I drew with a chalk marker. Don’t have a pin feed foot, but on my last binding I used the zipper foot and it worked great. Dec 15, 2018 - Click here for supplies: http://missouriquiltco.com Jenny Doan demonstrates how to bind a quilt with a sewing machine. Try dropping the feed dogs to insert the quilt under the needle. Today we are going to talk about binding your quilt start to finish, even ending it. Here are some of the questions we get the most! Then fold the unsewn section of binding in half and press with a hot iron. An opportunity to hone your quilting skills with this one, fantastic project! I have been doing this method for many years. Use a straight edge and a pencil to lightly draw a line between the points where the bottom strip meets the top strip. Place the binding along the back of the quilt. Thank you for joining us at Missouri Star Quilt Company’s tutorials. And I couldn’t remember. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I agree, she made that look so easy. With your tutorial I may have greater success. Very through and complete. 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? Materials: 1/2 to 1 yard of fabric (to cut strips for the binding) A sewing machine Thread A handheld needle (for last details) 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. In regards to your question, if I am reading this correctly the answer would be ‘yes’ on the corners. Used it twice already. 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. Lol. There’s enough room in the quilting world for both without denigrating one. 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. 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. Great tutorial! Really enjoyed reading and the pictures were so helpful. It is especially good for Quilts that are going to be machine washed often and kids Quilts that get a lot of use. 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. The ‘pinching’ of the quilt and needle can be a challenge when hand- stitching the back of a quilt, the usual way. Just the thought of hand hemming a queen size at this point, just ugh. And your quilt is ready to go! However, I use a decorative stitch on the front and it adds a cute touch, at least to me. Welcome to Stitching Sewcial. I'd like to perfect this technique for my charity quilts. Great tutorial! 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. Sew two more stitches into the corner. Here’s how I do it. you can see it right here and I wanted to bring it in in that binding. I really appreciate this! I use a 3.0 length stitch. I use 2.5" wide binding, folded in half. Explore. Bring the unsewn section of the binding that is to the right (the end that you started with) and lay it over the pinned end of the opened binding. How To Bind a Quilt on a Sewing Machine with Jenny Doan of Missouri Star (Instructional Video) I do not iron it ahead of time. I use strips that are 2 ½” wide. 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. 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