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FREE ON-LINE TUTORIALS: Flange Binding

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A great way to add a flash of colour at the edge of a quilt with no hand stitching required!

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Following the instructions below to join the fabric strips into lengths long enough to go all round your quilt plus 6 inches. Press these short seams open. Then join the two strips together, as shown. Try to avoid the seams in the flange and outer fabric meeting.

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STEP 1: Working from the back of your quilt, lay the binding with the OUTER fabric to the quilt and the raw edges lined up. Stitch a inch seam starting approx. 5 inches from the start of the binding strip
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STEP 2: Stitch until you reach inch from the edge of the quilt (marked here with a pin - remove the pin when you get close to the edge) backstitch a few stitches at the end of the seam

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