How do you bind a quilt with two sides?
Double Sided Bindings
- For a ½” binding, cut a 1″ strip from Fabric A and a 1½” strip from Fabric B.
- Fold Fabric B in half lengthwise and sew it to Fabric A, matching raw edges and using a ¼” seam.
- Sew the remaining raw edge of Fabric A to the edge of the quilt front, using a ¼” seam.
- Mitre corners and finish as usual.
How do you bind a quilt back to front?
Here’s how to use the back-to-front method of binding a quilt:
- Decide How Wide to Make the Binding. …
- Cut and Sew a Continuous Binding Strip. …
- Sew the Binding to the Back Side of the Quilt. …
- Fold the Binding to the Front. …
- Create Mitered Corners and Pin Binding in Place. …
- Sew the Binding to the Quilt’s Front Side.
What is a flange binding on a quilt?
The flange binding is made up of two strips of fabric sewn together along their long edge with a ¼” seam. For a 1/8″ flange, the flange fabric is cut ¼ inch wider than the binding fabric. I usually like wide binding, so I cut my single fabric binding strips to 3″ and use a 3/8″ seam to sew the binding to the quilt.
What is the edge of a quilt called?
Borders: Strips of fabric that frame the edges of the quilt. You can have one or many borders in a quilt top. You may also have borders surrounding your quilt blocks, also known as sashing, or as part of quilt block design.
Can you bind a quilt using the backing?
If you plan on binding it with the backing fabric, you’ll need to leave an excess of about 2 or 3 inches of backing fabric. Before you can begin binding, you’ll need to square up your quilt. Tuck your backing out of the way and trim the other layers with your rotary cutter.