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).

 

 

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