If you know me, you know I love the look of hand quilting. I even have a tutorial on hand quilting an entire quilt top. You can also read my Best Kept Binding Tip before diving into the hand quilting.
Recently, I posted a video on Instagram doing some hand quilting quilt binding, (that’s a mouth full!) and the questions came flooding in. I decided it was time to share tips on how to hand quilt your quilt binding.
Here’s the video I shared on Instagram. Note: This is NOT my tutorial video. To watch the tutorial, click HERE.
TO GET STARTED
You will need the proper thread, needles, thimble, and scissors. I also like using needle grippers , a magnetic needle minder, and a needle threader. Those last items aren’t musts, but I do love using them.
Once you have your supplies and your quilt binding is ready to be sewn to the back of your quilt:
NOTE: To read notes on the following pictures, hover over each photo to read the captions.
I hope this makes you excited to try hand quilting your quilt binding! I love it, and I hope you do, too. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment or email me. I’m happy to help.
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