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A friend told me about a binding technique quite a while ago…but at the time, I was too preoccupied w/my current projects to pay it any attention. Fast Forward 2 years and I was visiting another friend who was showing me piles of quilts she’d made over the years and they were all finished w/a gorgeous, professional looking binding. She referred to it as Susie’s Magic Binding. But it’s also known as Faux Piped Binding and it is AMAZING! I prefer the FPB tutorial because it’s a PDF and Trisha explains the effects of pressing the seam of your binding and accent fabric one way or the other.
For a “stuffed” piped look, press your seam toward the accent fabric.
For a “flat” flange look, press your seam toward the binding fabric
I am totally hooked on this technique and have finished several quilts w/it! I’ve always preferred machine binding, however my quilts have never looked better than w/this technique. Thanks Trisha!
And a couple other finishes…
And one last thing before you go…
Until next time, Happy Quilting and God Bless!
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Great is His love toward us, and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever. Psalm 117:2 NIV
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