How to Make Binding Tape
Beginner | 5 min 43 sec
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Custom-made binding tape adds a gorgeous finishing touch to your quilts, allowing you to play around with colors and prints. Binding tape is typically used to bind quilts and can be made with fabric that has been cut on the straight of grain. Ashley Nickels demonstrates how to create your own binding tape using any fabric you like and sew the strips together to create one long strip to go all around your quilt. Watch Ashley's class on attaching binding tape to find out how to sew it to your quilt.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 2 1/4in wide strips fabric of choice
  • long enough to add up to total perimeter + 10in extra
  • Snips
  • Pins
  • Ruler
  • Rotary cutter
  • Cutting mat with 45-degree angle
  • Ruler
  • Iron and ironing surface
  • Sewing machine with 1/4in foot
Learn how to:
  • Create your own binding tape
  • Create a stirp long enough for your project
What you’ll get:
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Ashley Nickels on how make binding tape
  • A quick video lesson you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supplies list
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students
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Aline Huet
More than 3 months ago
I would have liked one more chapter with Ashley showing us how to attach the binding.
More than 3 months ago
Nicola Moore
I'm about to finish my first mini quilt project and this tutorial is exactly what I needed. As a beginner I don't want every option of binding explained as I get choice paralysis! Thank you Ashley :)
More than 3 months ago