Faced Binding Quilt Tutorial

Faced bindings are great for modern quilts.

Mini Quilt with faced binding

Back of mini quilt


Here is a simple tutorial for how I make a faced binding for my modern quilts.

You can download a PDF of the slides so that you can take notes as you watch.CL Shaw Faced Binding Tutorial slides

Hanging Sleeves:  I didn’t mention this in the video, but I attach my hanging sleeve to the back of the quilt by sewing the top of the sleeve about 3/8 inch from the top edge. I sew through the facing and backing and just slightly into the batting, being careful not to let my stitches show on front.  It’s important to sew into the batting on a larger quilt so that the weight of the quilt will not pull the quilt apart.

3 Responses to Faced Binding Quilt Tutorial

  1. Diane November 19, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    Thank you for wonderful clear instructions!

  2. Carol November 21, 2017 at 12:20 pm

    Thanks Carole – I love this faced binding. Many times the binding or even the borders move your eye from the field of the quilt to the outer edges – which can be distracting. Great instructions.

  3. Lenore January 30, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    Thanks so much Carole. You make it so clear and concise! Another Modern Mini complete. Lenore.

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