by Rachel Derstine
Learn to sew a facing on your quilt with knife sharp edges and great 90 degree corners
I watch this tutorial every time I need to bind an art quilt with a facing. It is far and away the best method of accomplishing this task that I have found and I like watching Rachel sew. It is like having her in my sewing room sewing right beside me.
Aww, thanks, Sheila! I’m glad you find it helpful and happy quilting.
You just made my job 100% easier. I always felt I was losing my effect of the wall hanging with binding the beautiful artwork. Now this is an awesome technique.
So glad you found it helpful!
Great tutorial. Thank you so much.
Thanks Beverly, I’m so glad you found it helpful. Best wishes with your quilting and sewing!
Great tutorial! Ty. I always wanted to learn how to do this but couldn’t follow other tutorials!
Thanks! I’m so glad you were able to follow the tutorial and found it helpful! Happy quilting!
Will do this on my next quilt I have almost finished. Very well presented
Thank You Carol
Glad to help, thanks!
Thanks for sharing your method of doing the facing. It is different than what I do, and will try it next time. I sew the 1/8 inch on the facing on all sides. Will try it soon and share picture.
Certainly, I would like to see a picture of your method.
Rachel, This video tutorial is so helpful! If I want to attach a hanging sleeve, do I sew the sleeve on top of the facing? Have you ever made a video on how to attach a hanging sleeve? thank you!
I’m so glad you found it helpful! Yes, you do sew the hanging sleeve by hand onto the facing. I do have a video on how to make a hanging sleeve. You have a membership to Artful Quilting: Check out the end of Square Within a Square Quilt – Video Three. Can’t wait to see your quilt!
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