How to Make a Single-Fold Binding

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Less Bulk Makes it Perfect for Small Projects!

Small quilt projects often look and lay better with a single-fold binding. It’s easy to do, and it uses less fabric than the standard double-fold binding.

Pot holders, ornaments, place mats, table runners and mini quilts can often benefit from this treatment. The binding is lighter, less bulky, and a nice finish for small-scale quilts.

How to Make a Single-Fold Binding

In the following video, Gail Pan shows how it’s done. She starts with a 1 1/2″ strip of binding fabric.

Toward the end of the video you’ll see photos of projects in Gail’s book, Patchwork Loves Embroidery Too (available here).

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.


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