Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Still Learning...Binding, of all things!
Using 2" strips of fabrics (NOT cut on the bias) and a 25 mm bias tape maker (from Joann's for $7) and following these directions, I'm now binding quilts even neater and faster than I was before. And the look is tidy and sturdy from both sides. Following are pictures that illustrate each step of this binding process.
Weeks and Bill's new book Quilting Made Modern is just being released. I'm sure I will have to buy it.
This little bias tape maker is such a simple tool. Feeding a 2" strip through it starts with a diagonal cut. The little handle? Using your left hand to pull the tape maker, you hold your iron in your right hand. Very very clever.