Glue Makes It Easy to Get Perfect Bindings Every Time!
Bindings tend to be the bane of quilters, so anything that promises to ease and speed up the process is well worth a try. As it turns out, glue basting may be the holy grail for producing perfect bindings, and quickly.
Washable glue holds the binding in exact position so that you get crisp corners and easy stitching without pins or clamps to deal with. Plus, you can complete the binding entirely by machine.
Lauren Lang has put together a great article that shows every step of the process. Just be sure to use washable glue, as that will wash entirely out of the quilt once it’s laundered. Plus, since the glued binding is pressed in place to dry it, there are no issues with gunking up your machine.
While Lauren used bias tape for her binding, this process works just as well with traditional binding strips.
See the step-by-step process in the following article.
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