Connecting quilt binding doesn't need to be a complicated process, and it most definitely doesn't need to be something you dread. This tutorial will show you the easiest way to connect quilt binding, but do you know the best part? It's also fast and looks great too.
If you're reading this post you've made it to the end of our Shining Star sew along. Someone turn on my backyard hose cause you're on fire!! Wahoo!! Just don't tell my kids or they'll come running. haha! We have had a nice slow summer with lots of puttering around in the backyard playing with the hose.
It's happening! It's finally happening! In Week 5 of the Shining Star sew along we get to put all of the pieces together and see our finished quilt blocks. Yay! This week we assemble quilt blocks.
I'm extra excited about the tips I have for you today because they are easy to apply and truly work.
Do you have fabric scraps? Hahahaha! Oh my, sometimes I make myself laugh. Ahem. Let me try that again. Are you currently buried under a pile of fabric scraps? Does your scrap bin runneth over? Do you feel a pang of guilt when cutting into freshly purchased fabric knowing that your sad sack of scraps is being neglected in the corner?
Shot cotton is a special type of fabric that is soft, luxurious, and beautifully rich in color. If you've held a shot cotton before, you immediately knew it was different from regular quilting fabric. And if you haven't worked with shot cottons before—you're in for a treat!