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Quilt binding tutorial for either single or double binding that's been proven to work every time!
Cut strips of fabric between 1 ¼ inches for single-layer binding and 2 ¾ inches for double-layer binding.
Pieces the strips together and press the seam allowance open.
Press the entire length of binding in half.
Fold back the beginning of the binding ¼ inch. Starting midway on one edge, pin then stitch the right side of the binding to the right side of the quilt, using ¼ seam allowance.
Stop stitching 1/4 inch before the corner, then back tack.
Remove the project from the sewing machine and clip the threads.
Fold the binding straight up over itse;f to form a 45 degree angle at the corner.
Now fold the binding straight down, making it even with the top edge and the side edge.
Stitch the binding in place, back tacking at the beginning.
Continue working your way around the edges, using the same process for and additional corners.
When you near the starting point, cut the remaining binding strip off at a diagonal and stitch your binding strip over the folded starting edge of binding.
Clip the corners at a diagonal.
Fold the binding edges to the back. Turn under the raw edge just enough to cover the seam that you just stitched.
Create diagonal folds at the corners and pin in place.
Working from the back, use a slip stitch to attach the binding to the quilt back!