I am making my first baby quilt for my daughter's first baby and this tutorial was/is a lifesaver. Loved the self binding tutorial as well. Ha! And think about your binding? This tutorial is so helpful! I'm going to try your way now. Easy Bake Downloadable PDF Quilt Pattern Cluck Cluck Sew Finished sizes: Throw - 55" x 64" Twin - 64" x 82" Price: $6.45 Sale: $6.45 per downloadable pattern WOW! The picture that goes along with that description shows the 2 unsewn edges pinned together. (If that makes any sense.). Just tried it on a quilt I’m finishing for Christmas and it worked beautifully. Thanks for the hint!! To figure out how many strips you’ll need, add up the length in inches of all four sides of your quilt + 20 inches. Thanks so much. Yours is much more thorough, so I won't even bother sharing mine! But a couple months ago I was in a real hurry to finish a charity quilt and I stumbled upon your tutorial… now I'm hooked. Great tutorial! Also, I have never really caught on to joining the ends–I've always just overlapped them and I have never liked the end result. :) I'll have to give your method a try. […], […] Now it is time to bind the quilt! Great idea! I decided to sew them across. But FWIW, I've sewn a million baby quilts, with a million hand sewn bindings and they've held through the washes ok. :). If you’ve never sewn on binding before, Allison has a great tutorial on that too! 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 :). 41865. CC. I had googled self binding since I am quilting my first ever quilt. And, other than finishing up the one that was already started, I don’t think I’ll ever be hand stitching binding again. This way, you just sew a straight line where the two ends of the binding meet…so where the two ends of the binding meet, you make a little mark or pin, then unfold the strips and sew them right sides together…just as if you were piecing two pieces of fabric together. 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 don’t understand how it goes from that to the next picture where it’s completely finished. Sew hearts together using Cluck Cluck Sew's tutorial. Good tutorial! Look for theDixie color coordinated threads by. 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! HERE and HERE. For this quilt, I sewed the binding on the backing side first, then wrapped it around to the front and used my machine to sew it down. Thanks for sharing. Love your blog!!! Thank you for the tutorial. Scrappy binding. It looks great. This is my preferred tutorial! 2 white 41863. I quilted the second commissioned baby quilt. I love her and her blog and her quilts and now her new fabric line! Great tutorial! This tutorial helps to know exactly where to fold over your binding and to stitch on the side that needs the stitching. Thanks for sharing! I know you wrote this in 2013 but I just came across this on Pinterest in 2017! Sew the binding onto the quilt FRONT first. I have a question about your "stay-stitching" around the edge of the quilt before binding. I like how you started on the front of the quilt instead of the back. II just have to follow you. Great tutorial. I made a quilt for my daughter and I wish I had known about this method before I put the binding on it! by Allison Harris for Cluck Cluck Sew 41861. :)). I do bindings almost the same but I secure binding with clips so I know my binding on back is last week lind. 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? It is clear and understandable and the pictures are great. Sew down the crease marks,” I don’t understand what you mean. This kind of pillow is called an envelope pillow, because you basically create an envelope that goes around the pillow insert. I just stuck this one in the […], […] I quilted it with diagonal straight lines, and machine bound it using this method. Suggested by allison of cluck cluck sew in binding a quilt with the quilt back i trimmed the batting to the same size as the quilt top actually about 14 wider. This looks nice. Thank… It takes some practice to not get any stitches in the binding…but by now I’ve got it down pat! Prior to this last weekend, Maureen was stitching zip pouches using Allison Harris’s of Cluck Cluck Sew Heart Block tutorial to make heart blocks that she then turned into Mirrored Hearts zippered pouches for her Etsy shop.She loved making the hearts so much she’d told me she’d love to make a quilt from the hearts next. :0). I've only made two quilts, but this method looks so much easier and prettier! […], […] this long strip to bind the runner together as you would a quilt. I will do my own video tutorial on this in the future but in the meantime Cluck Cluck Sew has written about it on her blog (that’s where I learned it from) and Amanda from A Crafty Fox has done a video tutorial on it as […], […] I machine bound it with the method in this tutorial. Thanks! 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. I am so in awe with your binding tutorials. What a simple idea, but I never thought of doing it! Wow, I never thought about that, but taht is so smart! I also work very pt at Hancock Fabrics and I promote those pins quite often. I’m finishing up a baby quilt now. I finished it in less than an hour with amazing results. Sewing looooong tiny rows together is my least favorite part of quilting, so I try to make small blocks into bigger blocks whenever I can. This is the next step in my quilt…PERFECT TIMING:). I got a new sewing machine for christmas that I am waiting impatiently for it's arrival. She shared a machine binding tutorial a few months ago that was just what I was looking for. There is a great tutorial over at Cluck Cluck Sew on machine binding that you can read here. There is another great machine binding tutorial by Cluck Cluck Sew. Great tutorial. By the way, I love the name of your blog!! Many thanks from Phyllis in Scotland. and some time with my sewing machine and it was done! Thank you so much for this tutorial. I haven’t quilted in about 5 years, but this is exactly the tutorial I used to bind. Thanks so much. So much faster than hand-binding, and it looks lovely. THANKS! Pin the binding to a side of the quilt matching the raw edges and leaving about a 10 tail. I have always wanted to learn how to do this. Cluck Cluck Sew by Allison Harris. I cut two 11×16″ pieces of fabric, and hemmed along the long edge on one side of both pieces. Feb 23, 2019 - Explore Avis cook's board "quilting" on Pinterest. I do love a handsewn binding though; somehow it gives me time to say goodbye to the process of making the quilt and embrace the finished item! If scraps aren't your thing, you can also make this quilt with print yardage, pre-cut 2 1/2" strips (a Jelly Roll makes the Throw size), or I have been hand basting, but the zig zag sounds a lot quicker and a lot better. It worked perfect on an 8×8 mug rug. 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. I love ALL of your tutorials and thi is another great one!! as I have a few baby quilts in the near future to complete I think this will be the preferred method of binding from here on in :) Thanks so much for writing this post. I will try this method next. I will continue to try and I love the way you sew your tails together. Binding: 1/2 yard. THANK YOU! It seems like it helps you control the backing looking smoother if you stitch it from the back – Awesome step by step pics – thanks so much!!! Thanks for the details–very helpful. I also worked on my blocks for the Inside Out pattern by Cluck Cluck Sew. I used this tutorial to cut the blocks and once again, I used Cluck Cluck Sew’s machine binding tutorial to finish the […], […] then followed Allison of Cluck Cluck Sew’s wonderful binding tutorial to make and attach my […], […] you aren’t already comfortable binding, I’m going to point you to this tutorial from Cluck Cluck Sew (which is much better than anything I could write up.) 1. - 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 - whileshenaps.com, 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! Your instructions are very clear. I'm about to quilt then bind a quilt in the next week or so and I'm definitely going to do this! Start sewing under the pin using a 14 seam allowance. Jantine said it for me…WOW!!!! See more ideas about Cluck cluck sew, Quilt tutorials, Quilt binding. And just like that...time for Christmas! This part is important…if you don’t pull the binding edge past that seam line…you’ll get stitches in your binding on the front. I always look forward to new posts!Thank you! What if it is very different from the binding color? First you’ll need to square up the edges of your quilt. Faster too, me thinks! […], […] favorite binding tutorial is HERE, from Alison of Cluck Cluck […], […] Once I had the front piece quilted, I made the back panel of the pillow. I will definitely try it out on the two quilts I plan on making for Christmas gifts for this year! Thank you so much. The black lines on each side of the red seam line replicate a perfect 1/4" seam, so getting a perfect 1/4", lining up fabric, or even making half square triangles is easy. I have a suggestion. Let’s say each strip is like a V shape (on its side) and you’ve pinned one side of each V shape together. It's really helpful to beginners like me. Our love for Baltimore Album Quilts made during the 1800's was the inspiration for our American Album Blocks. This is last years Chris, Just in the nick of time I finished this year’s, I went a little crazy fabric buying with all the s. After a lazy weekend my house is a dumpster fire.. And just like that...time for Christmas! Open the strips, and match the crease marks and pin the strips right sides together. The only part I didn't quite follow, and it's because I am a complete beginner, is the part where the two ends of the binding strip is joined together. Thank you!! ! Keep sewing until you reach a corner, stop 6″ before the corner, fold the bottom edge up, then the side edge over creating a nice mitered corner and pin. Sew a binding around the edge of the blanket. Here is an example from Cluck Cluck Sew. I love her and her blog and her quilts and now her new fabric line! Try it and see what you think! The pieces were all cut about 6″ long, give or take a couple of inches. I couldn't work out why , when you turned it over to stitch the last and other side, , that there were 2 rows of stitching, and you pointed to just one row, saying.. stitch OVER this line…. This is my favorite new pattern for showing off scraps or special strips of fabric. That is so simple. I thought the stitches were supposed to go on the top of the binding, and I never liked that look, so I sewed them down by hand. 4 grey. The […], […] quilt top and attach the binding. Binding: 3/4 yard. I've started a few quilts, but the binding is scaring me – this really makes sense and now I can't wait to get to this step. I've tried a zillion and one ways (including this method) and mine never look good AT. The cover quilt was made completely from scraps! You can use this fantastic quilt binding technique using fabric or use bias tape. Very fast!Thank you, Emanuela. I want my site loaded up as fast as yours lol Thanks for the sharing with us …. …then fold the next edge in half…. That way I don't need to use pins or binding clips when hand-sewing the binding. If you have any questions or need permissions, email cluckclucksew@gmail.com. I do all my quilts this way, so by now I’ve become fairly quick at it. Throw. This is a great tutorial! Stitched in Color had a very similar machine binding except with a zig-zag […], […] For your binding you’ll need 25.5cm / 10″ of fabric. My least, http://www.punchwithjudy.com.au/shop/charlottes-fusible-web-by-charlotte-warr-andersen-115yds.html, Sewing machine mash-up: Bernina 440QE and the Juki 2010Q | Cluck Cluck Sew. © 2015 Cluck Cluck Sew | All Rights Reserved. That was a mouthful…here’s a better look at making half square triangles if your brand new to it. 41864. This fab. Thank you for sharing.. It's good to know other people do it. I was wondering what of foot were you using. So your idea to make zig zag sew is just fit in with what I'm looking for. I don’t think I’m folding them over tighter than usual. I can't wait to try this. The Juki only has a straight stitch…nothing  else. -Allison. I mean I’m guessing you have one side of each V pinned together where the crease marks are, but I don’t get how they’re sewn together from that. I don't know why it never occurred to me to do it in the first place! :-). It has a walking foot and I can't wait to try this binding method !Love the colors in this quilt too. The best part of this quilt is that it is made with just one block, and pressing directions Much appreciated!!! I really appreciate the time you spent photographing, explaining and blogging this. (You’ll find the whole binding process much simpler and easier if you use a walking foot on […], […] machine bound the quilt for durability using the fabulous machine binding tutorial by Allison at Cluck Cluck Sew, and it turned out so well. 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. Thanks for the tutorial. Queen. Thank you for the binding tutorial. So any and all examples are greatly appreciated. the binding will look like this on the front/back. 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 !!!! P.S. 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