Sunday, June 8, 2014

June Meeting - Binding: Basics & Beyond

Want to know how to make crisp, squared-off binding corners? Are you still hand sewing the final binding seam and fighting the battle of the binding bulge? Are you looking to add a little pizzazz to a ho-hum binding? Are you intimidated by just the thought of machine stitching your binding down?

Come to the DSMMQG June 19th meeting at the Fred Maytag Center at 6:30 pm to learn how to take your quilt bindings to the next level. Sherry Von Fumetti will provide tips to give your standard binding a more professional look. Your next quilt can have crisp, precise corners which don’t look rounded or scrunched. She will also demonstrate several binding methods that add an extra level of detail to your quilt.  You won't want to miss it!

Presentation Topics:
-        Binding basics – precise corners, machine finishing the final binding seam
-        Self-Binding
-        Machine stitched bindings
-        Add a flange to your binding
-        Add piping to your binding (2 methods) 




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