I plan to show you my finished Double Wedding Ring Quilt on Saturday but decided to sneak in here and post the scalloped edge binding tutorial. Here is a sneak peek of my quilt. You can read the tips and tricks for making one HERE.
The quilt has a scalloped edge binding. Many people shy away from it but it’s really not hard at all. The trick to it is to cut your binding strips on the diagonal.
To do that, take your fabric, typically about 3/4 of a yard of fabric for a queen sized quilt and fold it on the diagonal as shown.
Line up the edge of your ruler on the fold and cut.
Now cut your strips as you normally would. For this I cut 2 1/2″ strips. By cutting on the diagonal, or bias, the strips have a give or spring to them allowing them to flex.
After cutting strips, I cut 10 for my quilt, I went to the machine and sewed the strips together like this… Continue reading