I think these are the squarest corners i ve ever achieved with a facing finish.
Facing a quilt tutorial.
Sometimes we find bindings too distracting on a wall quilt.
You need one facing strip for each edge of your quilt.
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I ve had a lot of requests for directions for my method of using a facing to finish an art quilt instead of a traditional binding so i decided it was time for a tutorial.
Step 1 square off all edges of excess batting and backing.
Facing a quilt is a way to bind your quilt without having the binding show on the front.
I combined elements of each technique with my own process and now have my new favorite facing technique.
I really like this facing alternative to the traditional binding as it does not add an additional design element to the quilt.
Facing a quilt this blog entry was the second place winner in tips tutorials fall 2018 festival.
We ll sew the strip to the quilt using a 1 4 seam allowance leaving a 1 facing on the back side of the quilt.
Secure with binding clips.
I use facings on my quilts because they are meant to be decorative art to hang on the wall rather than a.
My new wall quilt.
I usually try and have a backing that matches the front as well but not this time.
Many quilts don t require bindings but we need to finish the edges.
Check out this tutorial by one of our longarm specialists denise jones on how to easily do straight line quilting using q matic longarm quilting automation system.
I use 2 1 2 wide strips pressed wrong sides together along the length to yield a double layered strip 1 1 2 wide.
Flip over the facing strip on the top of the quilt and finger press to get a nice edge.
Facing art quilt edges tutorial.
Step 2 measure all the vertical sides of the quilt.
February 18 2019 tutorials.
How to sew a non binding binding.
Super duper easy way to face a quilt or.
I hope you find this quilt facing tutorial useful.
The photo on the left below shows the quilt on the back the one of the right is the front view of this same step.
I do suggest using a fabric close to the same color as the edge of the quilt so that the facing blends in with the front of the quilt.
While working on this portrait quilt i went to my favorite resource the internet and found two facing tutorials i hadn t seen before.
Quilted and trimmed quilt i m using a simple whole cloth quilt for my wall hanging quilted on the q 24.
Supplies to create an easy quilt facing.
Reducing bulk and controlling corners.
As promised in my last post here is a tutorial on how i like to face a quilt.