Keep Your Binding Neat with These Clever Ideas

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Once your binding is pressed and ready to sew onto a quilt, do you find it pooling up all over the place?





These clever ideas will help you tame your binding. Not only will it stay neat but it will also be easier to feed into place for stitching.

Keep Your Binding Neat with These Great Ideas

The first idea, from Little Lady Patchwork, uses an empty spool and a bowl or roll of tape. Wind the binding onto the spool and insert it into something that will allow it to feed nicely as you’re stitching. In this case it’s a big roll of tape.

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Keep Your Binding Neat with These Great Ideas

Quiltalicious from Confessions of a Serial Quilter used an old CD and an empty Aurifil spool to create a holder that sits on the upright spool holder on her machine.

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Keep Your Binding Neat with These Great Ideas

Pat Sloan simply rolls the binding up and places it in a heavy jug that’s unlikely to tip over.

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Keep Your Binding Neat with These Great Ideas

Christine from The Quarter Inch rolls her binding up and slips it on the upright spool holder on her machine.

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Keep Your Binding Neat with These Great Ideas

Another clever idea, from @hikingquilter, uses a hanger to hang the binding near the machine.

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Keep Your Binding Neat with These Great Ideas

A baby wipe container is another handy idea.

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Keep Your Binding Neat with These Great Ideas

And finally, this may be our favorite idea of all because it’s so simple and accessible.

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