Just a quick post to show this baby quilt I made for a friend.
I framed a solid square with fun prints – most of them from Made By Rae’s line Lotus Pond. Three sides but leaving a little corner stone allowed for me to embrace my crippling neuroses and do some pattern matching.
Cute little quilted windows.
See the little snail HSTs in the sashing? I like ’em.
It was almost a shame to fold this adorable Japanese fabric into binding.
Yuwa Cotorienne Fabric ‑ Tanuki Hide and Seek Blue and White Stripes
And a happy little embroidered label. I made this circle using my sew-an-turn applique method.
Filed under Fabric, Quilting
One alternative to making traditional binding is to make a quilt-back big enough to fold over to the front of the quilt and sew in place. That’s right, you can use the backing for the binding! I’ve had a tutorial for this process up on the blog – it was one of my very first posts back in 2010! But that tutorial needed some updates – here we go!