Arctic Vortex Quilt Along Week 8

It’s time to bind our Arctic Vortex tree skirts and quilts!

Putting binding on a hexagonal quilt may seem intimidating if you’re used to only doing mitred corners when binding square or rectangular quilts. I’ll show you how to bind the 120° mitred corners smoothly and easily, then we’ll take on the 60° mitred corners where the quilt splits to make a tree skirt. Finally, we’ll use the stretch of bias binding to bind the inside curve of the tree skirt.

Step 1: Make binding

For going around curves, your best choice is always bias binding. Lucky for you, I have a brand new tutorial with the absolute fastest way to make as much bias binding as you need. Best of all, there’s no marking, no scissors, and only 2 seams to sew! Check it out!

The ultimate quilt binding tutorial round-up

Binding just might be the most controversial topic in the quilting world. For some, it’s the frame that finishes off the quilt. For others, it’s an annoying afterthought. Some quilters insist that there’s only one right way to bind a quilt. I’m not going to weigh in on the debate. Instead, I’m going to share … Continue reading The ultimate quilt binding tutorial round-up