Friday, May 23, 2014

Binding the Black and White Crayons

I am so happy with this quilt. The quilting is beautiful. I am adding the binding, which is a slightly complex affair given that I am using two different fabrics that have to start and stop in precisely the right spots. Can you tell the two of them apart in the photo above?

I add the hanging sleeve at the same time I sew the binding on. And yes, I do my final sewing on the front of the quilt. I can blindstitch invisibly, so I show it off by defying you to see my stitching.

(It's an ego thing. I admit it.)

And if your binding is striped, as mine is, wouldn't you join sections as invisibly as possible?

I am very happy with this one and think it may be one of my all time favorites.


Quiltdivajulie said...

As well it should be one of your all time favorites! It is WONDERFUL!!!

Twinkles said...

I just love this quilt. I think it is an all time favorite for me.

Sewgirl said...

It turned out great. Thanks for sharing!

Megan said...

I admire you for going to the trouble you are with the binding. I think I may have considered doing what you're doing and then decided not to bother! LOL

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