Today we will be adding the ties and binding our quilt. Please note that if you are making a wallhanging or table runner, as opposed to a sewing machine cover, just eliminate the ties. The link to the binding tutorial is here.
This post has a lot of pictures showing the ties step, but it seemed a better way to show you what to do than trying to use text.
First up, you will be cutting your ties and your binding pieces.
For ties: Four 10" X 1-1/4" pieces
For binding: Three 2-1/2" X 42" strips (simply cut the width of the fabric piece)
For the ties: Fold over 1/4" on one end of each tie piece:
Now, you can access the binding tutorial here. Be sure to sew the binding on with the ties towards the center of the quilt. Once the binding is on, fold the ties outward and pin:
Please let me know if you have any questions! And be sure to add your photos to the Flickr group!