Introduction: How to Do Simple Binding

A quick reference guide to simple binding.

Step 1: Measure

Measure the length of your quilt sides (they should both be the same!).

Step 2: Cut

Cut fabric strips to this length and sew to the sides with a 1⁄4in seam allowance.

Step 3: Fold

Fold to the back and slipstitch in place.

Step 4: Measure and Cut Again

Measure the top and bottom of your quilt and cut strips 1in longer than this measurement.

Step 5: Ends

Fold the ends in place before sewing in position and stitching to the back as before.

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