Some quilters will stitch down a binding by machine, allowing the straight stitching to show. But look what happens when the stitching becomes part of the overall design. That extra touch adds so much to the finished quilt.
Photo courtesy of Ketros Blog.
We were unable to find instructions for that sweet quilt but we did find three tutorials for attaching bindings with decorative machine stitches.
Secure a Binding with a Machine Blanket Stitch
Binding with a blanket stitch is an easy place to begin.provides an excellent tutorial on her blog We All Sew. The instructions are somewhat specific to her Bernina, but you’ll find great tips regardless of what machine you use.
Finish Your Binding with a Blanket Stitch or Other Pretty Stitches
Decorative Stitches Make the Binding Extra Pretty
Aurifil also provides a helpful tutorial. It’s from Aggy Burczyk and works with any decorative stitch. This tutorial is also very helpful.