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How to join binding strips with diagonal seams

Posted by Amanda Bagin on

I consider the binding of a quilt the victory lap. It's the final step of the process after many hours of hard work. In this series of blog posts, I'll be sharing my top 3 tips for making the binding for your quilt. First up is how to join binding (or sashing!) strips with diagonal seams. You'll often see this at the very end of a quilt pattern in the "finishing your quilt" section where it will often say "bind as desired."  Why do we use diagonal seams in binding? Using this method helps distribute the seam to reduce bulk in the...

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