Quilting and Binding

The final steps to completion

This is a continuation of a Six (6) series quilting articles on:

How to Make T-Shirt Quilts

Here are the article sequence, please follow it accordingly to get the most from them. 

  1. See how I made T-Shirt Quilts in 7 days!
  2. Stabilizing the material is key for t-shirt quilts
  3. Designing and Sizing is THE process that the makes a tshirt quilt
  4. Sashing and Borders brings your tee-shirt Quilt together
  5. Quilting and Binding the last steps to t shirt quilt completion
  6. Complete T-Shirt Quilt made in seven days

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December 21st....

The next step is quilting and binding the t-shirt project.

I think this quilt will get lots of use, so I wanted to put lots of quilting on it.

I therefore chose to machine quilt this t-shirt quilt on my longarm machine.

You might choose to use your sewing machine, or hand quilt or even tie it.

Once the quilting is finished, it is time for the binding. On this quilt, I sewed the binding to the BACK of the quilt, then folded it around to the front and stitched it down.

You can use a straight stitch or a decorative stitch for this final step.

I can't wait to see John's reaction when he sees his t-shirts made into a quilt!!

Recommended Sewing Machine:

  1. Brother CS6000i Feature-Rich Sewing Machine´╗┐
  2. SINGER 4411 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine
  3. Laura Ashley Limited Edition CX155LA Computerized Sewing & Quilting Machine

Now to miter the corner.....

These instructions are given in detail on the "Learn to Quilt - Binding" page.

For the final step, I flip the quilt over, and top stitch the binding.

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