That has GOT to be faster than hand sewing, I will have to try it. :-). Thanks! Sewing Patchwork made by … I just want to say thank you for having this! There are a few ways to match and sew the ends of the binding together. Making the mitered corner and holding the layers in place with the quilter’s awl. Thank you so much for posting this tutorial. I have used the technique where you are supposed to stitch over the top of the binding on the front and it is so hard to do! I will try this method next. CC. ⠀ :). It is possible to deliberately use the mismatch to create an intentionally visible stitch line on the fabric (whether from the first or the second step) by using a consistent intentional gap and a thread colour that will either “disappear” into the finished project or act as a framing accent. I'm definitely using it for my next quilt. I love being able to see the way the stitch will stitch out on the screen. Thank you! There will only be the nice, neat sew line on the binding on the front and on the back……well looks somewhat like part of the quilting. Overlap your binding. On my last few projects, I’ve had better luck with making a 3″ binding. TIP Sew about 8 – 10″ of the binding and remove it from the sewing machine. Then I lined one of the pieces up with the top of the front panel, and the other piece with the bottom of the front panel (so they overlap) — making sure that the right sides are out. Great tutorial! I also work very pt at Hancock Fabrics and I promote those pins quite often. at my city’s quilt and fabric shop where I have much more room to work on my BFF’s wedding quilt which is an extra long queen sized. Thanks for the tutorial! This has been most helpful and I'll be coming back when I get to that stage. It looks great. I so understand now. Elaine’s Tech Tips column (originally published in A Needle Pulling Thread magazine) is now available online in e-book format at Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. can you do this from the front and get it more like in the ditch using the bernina #10 edge stitch foot? See all our, 2 reasons to use the Dual Feed Foot (Walking Foot). (Of course with a slab binding it didn’t matter.) Thanks for the tutorial. Much bigger than any quilt I have made to date. The steps to quilt binding by machine: 1. I’ve tried this method before but don’t like the look of the stitches on top either. While the operator still has a bit of a learning curve, the features of the Husqvarna Viking Sapphire 960Q and the Interchangeable Dual Feed Foot made this nasty (for me) job easy to do. I understand it now and I'm at the machine sewing those corners so fast! I'm attempting machine binding for the first time tonight… need to get a quilt done by Saturday and I don't think I can get it done by hand that quickly… wish me luck! I can't exactly tell what you did there after pinning the two ends together at the creases. Can’t wait to see the results! This method is so clear and easy to follow and you know what now? : ) Love it! Faster too, me thinks! I want to make sure that the binding covers the row of stitching that I used to secure the binding to the back of the quilt. Follow the photos or watch the short video clips below. And who has that kind of time? I like how you started on the front of the quilt instead of the back. Great tutorial. Now I feel a little better. I’m going to give you a brief overview of both methods so you can judge which one you prefer. THANK YOU! It worked perfect on an 8×8 mug rug. At this stage of the game, your quilt is looking great and you no longer have a massive strip of binding to mess with. Thanks! […], […] I ended up back with Cluck Cluck Sew for machine binding the quilt. Thanks for all your great tips! I don't like sewing binding on anything (tried a few times), but it might be the same as with zippers .. just need practice!?? It appears that people don’t have time to do the hand stitching anymore. I make the time since I love the process and the finished look! When you bind by machine, you want to start sewing the binding on to the back of the quilt and bring it around to the front. Then re-fold them and sew the binding strip down. Using strip sets to make quick and easy quilt blocks. Just go slowly while you are learning and stitching on the back…eventually it becomes faster! Busy backing that won’t show the stitching. Using the quilter’s awl to hold the binding fabric in place near the corner. the binding will look like this on the front/back. Â. Normally when I use invisible thread, I change the needle to a small size because the invisible thread is very fine. thank you for this great tutorial .. i have just finished my second ever quilt .. the first one i hand stiched the binding on the back but the one that I just finished this rvo (a small baby quilt) i used this technique !!!! […], […] Machine Binding Tutorial by Cluck Cluck […], […] If you are binding the play mat as I did, prepare your binding strips. Now here’s the reason why I don’t like this method. But I tried to do all by machine. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Project ideas for using leftover fabric applique pieces! Fold the bindings to meet in the middle of the unsewn space, press with an iron or finger press…enough to make a crease.  Open the strips, and match the crease marks and pin the strips right sides together.  Sew down the crease marks, trim (make sure it’s sewn correctly before you trim! Most of the others I had found for machine application involved attaching the binding from the back and doing final sewing from the front. It looks much cleaner than a lot of machine binding and the seam blends with the quilting. It is SO important to sew to the left of the seam line, but it took me forever to figure that out on my own! I have a suggestion. I’m much faster now and I love the process. Awesome tutorial – thank you for sharing. I’m hoping to have a tutorial up sometime soon on binding, but until then, I learned everything I need to know from Cluck Cluck Sew. Sort of, you can stitch from the front and try to make sure you catch the edge of the back, but I like the look better of no stitches in the front binding (stitches will be on the quilt top but usually blend in with the quilting) so I stitch it down on the back. I have been cutting my backing and batting an extra 1/4″ wide to fill that gap ever since my second quilt – the first one being where I discovered the gap. I took a class on binding the past weekend to help with this first quilt and it was not all that helpful. Kathy. I am new to quilting and I found your tutorial very clear and helpful except that one part tripped me up. I still like to sew binding on by hand once in a while, but with the demand of my schedule, I find that I’m usually going for the all machine binding method. Using a ruler, mark 1/2in past the trimmed edge and cut on this mark. I just got excited to find someone who is on the same page as myself. A simple google search will […], […] Now, you’ll need to decide which side you want to sew your binding on. I love this method. Line up the binding and quilt raw edges. Thank you for the binding tutorial. Thanks so much for sharing this! Learn to Machine Bind your Quilt. Sew the binding to the FRONT side of the quilt top. Wish I had this method up my sleeve a couple weeks ago when I had a baby quilt to bind in a night. I didn’t find a difference in using either of the interchangeable feet for this first part.  Some things I might do differently next time, but overall, quite happy with how this one came out. I used the Interchangeable Dual Feed Foot but this time, I used the Changeable Zigzag Foot. I must really suck at binding. It's frustrating. Thank you so much for this tutorial! This kind of pillow is called an envelope pillow, because you basically create an envelope that goes around the pillow insert. The mitered corner with machine stitched binding. My binding is cut 2 5/8″ wide to allow for some of the fabric being lost in the foldover, and I’ve found a method to mitre the corners by not folding but sewing them. You can also sew these together with a mitered edge…I don’t bother because this method is so quick for me now.  It looks complicated and its really hard to explain/take photos of…but once you try it you’ll get it. How to Machine Bind a Quilt 1. I decided to sew them across. I used this tutorial for the binding – I know I complained a lot about the machine binding last time I around but […], […] I used were in my scrap basket. Learn how your comment data is processed. Why does this happen? On a large quilt, this method can take quite a lot of time. I either need to make sure that I allow enough time to get all my quilts bound in the way that I prefer, or I have to perfect this technique or I just learn to live with it! this is awesome! In this case, I use my size 80/12 needle that I use for piecing. I know several people who do it well. ?  Hopefully it’ll work for you as well as it has for me! […], […] If you are binding the play mat as I did, prepare your binding strips. Thank you for this tutorial! Each quilt is a little different. How to machine bind like it looks hand sewn tutorial: 1.  Ciao! When you get back to where you started, stop sewing about 10″ from where you started, leaving a unsewn tail. It doesn’t matter what color you use on top. Super easy and it comes out perfectly every time! Thank you soooo much :). Brilliant.  I cut my binding strips 3″ wide, and I’m glad I did, as this is a little more bulky than a normal quilt (if you are really good at binding, 2 1/2″ will probably work for you). Better to check after 6 inches than once you are all the way around. The picture that goes along with that description shows the 2 unsewn edges pinned together. I followed this tutorial to sew on the binding by machine. Binding your quilt with straight-grain, double-fold binding is a great, durable way to finish off the raw edges. This fab, Fall quilt finished just in time to stuff it in a, I’m FORCING myself to finish my fall quilt today, It's always hard to see in a tiny photo, but Kaitl, Big blocks = less blocks to make! This technique can also streamline your entire quilting process, too, while broadening your skills as a quilter. Yes nice to know we’re all in this learning mode together! […], […] Use your last fat quarter of flannel to bind the checkerboard. Loved the self binding tutorial as well. This is the best binding tutorial I have come across after lots of searching! Fold the binding over. I can’t remember not using this method of attaching binding. Thanks for sharing! That's my preferred width, but it probably just makes it a bit more challenging. I will continue to try and I love the way you sew your tails together. Have sewn several quilts, had them quilted and they have sat waiting for binding. I am not going to give directions for machine binding, as there are so many out there, my favorite is Allison’s at Cluck Cluck Sew. I will try this method. I might even have a follow-up post so we can all learn. It took me ages to realize that all the book authors, quilt pattern designers, quilt tutorials etc simply ignored “the gap”. To Machine Bind a Quilt, Just Sew the Binding to the Quilt’s Back Side So do you mean it feels like you have too much binding, or too little? Thank you so much! This method is definitely the best, I've been doing binding this way for nearly 50 years! Loved the idea and after a whole afternoon (binding was already made) I did it this way. 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I am going to try your method. The visible stitching can be distracting, but on heavily stitched items, like quilts, it can fade into the other decorative stitching on the quilted main fabric. You’ll notice in the first picture below that the default setting of this stitch has the zags to the left. Thanks! We LOVE the look of hand sewing! I will have to try this out for my next quilt.   I just stuck this one in the […], […] I quilted it with diagonal straight lines, and machine bound it using this method.  After a quick wash and dry it’s ready to deliver to a new baby girl! It’s important to use the Dual Feed Foot for this process as we do not want that binding to stretch. Just tried it on a quilt I’m finishing for Christmas and it worked beautifully. Yes! I have also hand sewn my binding to the back, but that is so time-consuming and I worry about the strength of the stitches holding up over washings and time. Thank u, thank u, I thank God for u. Sew the binding onto the quilt FRONT first.Â. Had to rip it out but didn't want to rip the seams from attaching the binding to the quilt. Thread color is extremely important. I sewed along the edge of the entire thing, making sure to pay special attention to the overlapping back pieces so that the fabric didn’t get folded weirdly. At some point will you show how to bind a scallop edge quilt?P.S. This post shows my complete method for machine binding a quilt, from start to finish! Elaine. Sew down the crease marks,” I don’t understand what you mean. I love ALL of your tutorials and thi is another great one!! Makes it so simple! The right-hand side of the foot runs along the outer edge of the quilt sandwich and the binding edge runs along the blade – 1/2″ seam from quilt edge, binding edge is 1/4″ from quilt sandwich edge, binding has 1/4″ seam. I had never liked the thought of machine binding… I've done my binding my hand for 30 years! I enjoy the hand stitching part although it used to take me forever. I love this method and am not going back! I start out by prepping my binding. Love it and it will be my go to from now on. Very easy to follow and worked great. How do you stitch the two pieces together, by hand down the crease lines, with the tails up in the air to be cut off later? This ends up giving me about a ⅜” seam allowance and when I pull that binding to the back of the quilt and hand stitch it in place, that binding is completely full of quilt and feels nice and firm. Thanks….great pictures! Very handy if you need it! I just finished my 9th quilt, and decided to try a different method of binding — for all of my other quilts, I've just folded the backing over to the front and stitched it down thinking that that was the easiest method. This is what your quilt will look like now: Now turn the quilt over and we’re going to stitch the binding down onto the BACK of the quilt. How do you decide on thread color – do you match it to the color you used for the machine quilting? You can sew it on the opposite way, too, and have the bobbin stitching on the front instead, like in this post. Thank you for the tutorial! Your quilts are wonderful! […], […] this long strip to bind the runner together as you would a quilt. Use a 1/4-inch seam and stitch the binding to the quilt. What is Quilt Binding? We just wanted to master machine binding! This way, you can watch that binding edge on the front and make sure you get a really nice stitch exactly where you want it.  And, other than finishing up the one that was already started, I don’t think I’ll ever be hand stitching binding again. There are two different ways to stitch the binding on a quilt. Perfect 90 degree corners. Sorry for such a long post. Here is an example from Cluck Cluck Sew. I thought my mom exaggerated when she said sewing on the binding […], […] FINISHING Labelling Quilts Add a hanging sleeve […], […] 10. A good way to avoid the stitches showing on the FRONT of the binding is to bind it the opposite way – attach the binding from the BACK, then pull it around to the front. OK – that’s not always true and I’ll tell you about that in a minute. When you are explaining this part: “Open the strips, and match the crease marks and pin the strips right sides together. I've seen lots of binding tutorials, but so far yours is the best! Thank you I have a BIG problems with Binding . Stop about 3 inches from the corner. Binding Your Quilt – Quilting for Beginners Part 5. ⠀ Thanks for sharing. This is the best tutorial on binding, ever!!! Press the binding so you have a nice crease on the fold, the raw edges will line up. The binding finishes about 1/2" wide on the front. Thanks again for your great tutorial. There are ways to make this work and I’m going to try and perfect it since it’s a technique I know I’ll have to use for future quilts with very tight deadlines. THANKS! Once you’re done binding, you’re […], […] for quilting shortcuts, I just learned to machine bind a quilt! I used this tutorial. Thank you! By the way, I love the name of your blog!! :0). I like the idea, just not happy with the results – yet! From the front of the quilt, the binding looks pretty good. Thank you so much for sharing you really made my day..working binding on my second baby quilt and your pictures and directions helped me so much.. God Bless and keep posting I need all the help I can get :). I’m going to try on in reverse as you’ve done here. Then if that stitching goes off, it won’t show. You can see in the second photo the changes I made from the default settings. I've always done my binding by hand because I didn't like the stitching on the front of the binding. Binding adds the finishing touch to your quilt. The difference between binding by machine and binding by hand is where you’ll start sewing. This is a great tutorial! Most of us are taught to bind a quilt by machine-sewing the binding to the front side of the quilt sandwich, then folding the binding to the back and whip-stitching it down by hand. When I sew the binding on the front of the quilt, I use invisible thread on the top and use thread that matches the binding in the bobbin. You can see the long pointy thing in the picture below. Using the red guidelines on the Straight Stitch Foot at the corner. That is great to learn that way. Now that we’ve quilted our first quilt top, it is ready to bind and use! I've always sewn the back on by hand. Sometimes I make it wider to get a larger border. Yours was so easy to understand. I'm so glad it was helpful Ellen…and congrats on the new baby coming!!! I don’t feel it has that smooth edge that you get by stitching it to the front and hand stitching on the back. Then I change the stitch width to 1.5 and the length to 3.5. I finally bit the bullet and looked for tutorials online. I like your method for the corners…it makes much better sense than the method I was taught. Invisible thread for the top and thread that matches the binding in the bobbin. This is my preferred tutorial! I am new to quilting and starting on my first one. […], […] not be as pretty as hand stitching, but it will last a lot longer. Thanks so much. I usually stitch in the ditch on the front, but sometimes the binding isn't sewn down as evenly on the back. Your instructions are very clear. thanks!! Great tutorial. What part do you sew and what part do you cut off? I will be taking my walking foot with me.Thank’s for the help!!!!!!  It was definitely quick and easy, and definitely […], […] you are in a hurry, I recommend using Cluck Cluck Sew’s tutorial on finishing your binding using your […], […] Personally, I really like binding a quilt by hand because not only does it create a clean, blind finish, but it’s also mindless sewing and pretty much the only time I sit down to watch a movie or TV. But binding a quilt by machine can be efficient and look equally clean and tidy. Thank you for this tutorial, I'm going to be binding my first quilt ever! Thanks! OR you can attach the strips with a diagonal seam. (7:04) Clip binding strip to the back of your quilt making sure there are no seams landing at the corners (8:10); Here’s the how to bind a quilt by machine video tutorial! Once you have completed the assembly part of your quilt you will now want to know how to bind a quilt to completely finish it. Love how colorful the quilt is that you used in your tute! I am certainly going to try this on my next quilt, stitching the binding down by hand is a tedious job, thanks for the tutorial. 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. I have read and watch so many tutorials that I was so confused. Tried this method tonight and it worked like a dream! I like to use my fancy stitches when machine binding, mind you I also do a much wider binding than most people, the smallest width I use is 3" since I believe the binding is an integral part of the over all look. Thanks for the quick walkthrough, I am going to try your method on a couple of small projects and see if I like it better :). In this quilt binding tutorial, I'll show you how to sew the binding on a quilt completely with your sewing machine.Many quilters like to sew the binding by hand, but I prefer to use my sewing machine. Turn the corners, do the final join – everything is the same. I was stuck at first until I caught on to opening the strips then creasing and sewing. […], […] quilted this one myself, and bound it with my machine binding technique you can find here. - It's Always Autumn, Quick & Easy Table Runner Tutorial | Bobbin's Lullaby, Welded Quilt: AGF Stitched {& Giveaway} | Night Quilter, A Teacosy – A Learning Curve | makingshyeni, Wildflower Meadow Raw Edge Circle Quilt | Fat Fanny Fern, How to Create Evergreen Posts for Your Craft Blog -, The Growing Tree Wall Hanging Tutorial | Night Quilter, 52 craft projects // walk with me quilt – Frogged Designs, 52 craft projects // you’ve got mail – Frogged Designs, Tutorials to make Quilting Easier! I want the zags to go to the right. finished in no time !!! I used it on my 4th hourglass quilt using your tutorial. I finished a teacher gift using your tutorial just a little bit ago. Making beautiful borders with your walking foot. :)). Your quilt binding is done so nice. Thanks for this Allison… you have a great way of explaining things. Reverse the process. I’m going to turn the quilt so the quilt top is face up and I’ll pull that binding to the front and very carefully stitch it in place. I’m still perfecting this technique but I’ll share with you what I have discovered so far. Even the store owner that told me that the quilt wasn’t finished until the binding was hand stitched down, is sewing her bindings on by machine. 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 am finding that my hand stitched binding is coming apart in one of my well worn quilts. I have always wanted to learn how to do this. This is always a very exciting step, because it means you are so close to finishing your project. No handout was given to go by when u get home to help and the instructor was not very good at explaining the process but your tutorial is 100% right on. Thank you so much for this tutorial. I've always wondered how to do this to make it look as good as hand sewing the binding to the back! Yes – I know – should I be so fussy? It took me forever to find this again through Google. This tutorial just saved me from another below mediocre binding. You can use this fantastic quilt binding technique using fabric or use bias tape. I’d love to hear your comments and feedback and any tips that you’ve discovered to perfect this technique. Fast and simple with great results. Got all excited when I saw the pins you use. I need to see what I'm sewing. It looks exactly like it would on the front of the quilt if you had hand stitched it to the back. I haven’t quilted in about 5 years, but this is exactly the tutorial I used to bind. While I’m not a fan of a white binding on a quilt, the quilt binding and the light colored back concealed any errant stitches! This looks nice. In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to attach that strip to the quilt using your sewing machine. Lay your fabric strips right sides together as shown, sew a diagonal seam from corner to corner, trim the corner, and repeat until all of the binding strips are sewn together into one long strip. Use your 1/4" foot and normal stitch length and start in the middle of an edge of your quilt.  I found this useful tutorial by Allison – Cluck Cluck Sew – which I intend to try out on a small project in the near […], […] Machine Binding a Quilt by Cluck Cluck Sew […], […] binding it. And I use the changeable dual feed 1/4″ guide food to sew on the binding. Yes this definitely works better for me, and from the front of the quilt, it looks hand done. 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