Category Archive: Learn How to Make Quilt Binding

May 11

Makers of Homemade Baby Quilts in a Bind

Binding bewilderment puts makers of homemade baby quilts in a bind. There’s a great big obstacle that keeps many makers of handmade baby quilts from finishing their projects. They love to buy the fabrics, and their minds are filled with ideas for baby keepsake quilt patterns, so they go to work assembling the major components …

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Dec 23

12 Days of Learning to Quilt

12 Days of Learning to Quilt Learning anything new always takes time and patience just as learning to quilt.  Here are the 12 days of learning to quilt as I have helped a friend make her first baby quilt. Day 1 – Think back to the days of learning to drive.  You just don’t jump …

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Sep 05

Improving the Stitches of Handmade Baby Quilts

Improving the stitches of handmade baby quilts can be completed with a few very basic guidelines.  Though quilting stitches can be as personal to a quilter as their fingerprint, following these standards can help the quilter make improvements. To begin, analyze your quilting stitch by doing some quilt stitching.  Make a design or motif on …

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Jun 17

Steps in Making a Baby Clothes Quilt

Steps in making a baby clothes quilt are easy to follow. When finished, you will have made a keepsake baby quilt from outfits that you have been saving because they each have special sentimental value.   A lovely dress that a friend or family member has made for your little girl or the first outfit your …

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Jun 04

Learning How to Quilt Baby Quilt Patterns – The Square

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The basics of learning how to quilt hundreds of different baby quilt patterns start with the humble square.  This remarkably versatile and reassuringly easy to cut and sew piece is the building block for most intricately designed patchwork baby quilts. Because the shape and size of the pieces in the quilt patterns must be uniform, accuracy of the piecing …

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May 30

Double Fold Quilt Binding

Double fold quilt binding also known as the French –fold, is exactly what the name implies, a binding folding so that it forms two layers.  There are two methods or techniques for attaching or this type of binding to your handmade baby quilt.  This fold is a favorite among quilters who design baby quilts because …

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May 23

Choosing Fabric for your Baby Quilt Binding

Choosing fabric for your baby quilt binding is the last and final opportunity to make your statement on your quilt.  Take a good look at the fabrics that you have chosen for your quilt.  Did you make one that is so soft and cuddly that is whispers lullabies, or have you created one that has …

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May 20

How Do You Choose Fabric for The Quilt

How do you choose fabric for the quilt? Do you love baby quilts with animal prints?  Maybe the design on the fabric you use for the quilt are the favorite little lady bugs or the ever popular butterfly. Starting to choose fabric for the quilt is a important decision, whether you are quilting one or …

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