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Susie’s Magic Binding – from Marti’s 52 Quilts

(Photo from 52 Quilts in 52 Weeks)

Here is another great tutorial on how to sew a binding totally by machine. I have got to try this one it looks great and gives a nice contrasting trim on the front of the binding. (Note for Quilts of Valor quilters – they say that this is accepted by the Quilts of Valor as an alternative to hand finished binding)

52 Quilts in 52 Weeks: Tuesday Tutorial: Susie’s Magic Binding

Here’s how:

  1. For this technique, you will need a main binding color and an accent color.  Of course, you can use the same color for both — but why bother with this technique, then?
  2. 2.  Trim the excess batting back backing from your quilt.  Then measure the perimeter and add 10″ or so.

Read the rest and watch their video here.