Quilt Finishing and Binding
Intermediate | 42 min 41 sec
Now that you have machine or hand quilted your quilt, it’s time to finish it. Sue shows you how to block and trim your quilt so you are working with a quilt that is square and lays perfectly flat. Then she shows you how to add straight double binding with mitered corners and join the binding for a clean join. Finish with a sleeve if you are going to hand, and add a label to document the date of your masterpiece.

Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Soft cotton to use as press cloth
  • T-pins
  • long tape measure
  • spray bottle
  • iron
  • ironing board
  • cutting mat
  • long quilters ruler
  • rotary cutter
  • 1/3 yard binding fabric
  • 1/4 yard for sleeve
  • fabric scraps for label
  • walking foot
  • 1/4” foot
  • hand sewing needle
  • thimble
  • fabric
  • pins
  • scratch paper and fine point permanent marker
  • quilt project and sewing machine
Learn how to:
  • Making, attaching and finishing straight-grain binding
  • Labeling the quilt
  • Making a hanging sleeve
  • Blocking and trimming finished quilt

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on finishing and binding your quilt
  • 8 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instruction by expert quilter Sue Nickels
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Class Reviews
326 users recommended this class to a friend
Sheila MacKenzie
I watched this today as a beginner to quilting. I found this clear and straightforward. She was great!
2 days ago
Patron of Garden City Public Library
Easy to follow. Learned quite a few new finishing techniques.
More than 3 months ago
Émilie L
I appreciated your tips on labeling making. I've made a few quilts keeping their name in my head, now I'll add them to the labels :)
More than 3 months ago