Using striped fabric for your quilt binding can create all kinds of fun effects. Cutting on the bias gives you a fun diagonal effect—or find fabric print on the diagonal and avoid bias binding!
A Serving of Scallops
A scalloped edge can be sweet or elegant—just make sure you make bias binding to handle those curves!
Prairie Point Revival!
Sue Harvey and Sandy Boobar created a squared-off variation of prairie points we call a “flippy” binding.
Now That’s Some Texture
Not your typical binding, this raw-edge fringe finish on Phyllis Meiring’s Bargello in the Raw works best with flannel or fabrics that don’t ravel as much.
Scrap-Happy and Scrumptious
Why stick with a one-color binding when your scraps can add so much charm, like they do in Charisma Horton’s Linked Logs?
This article will appear in McCall’s Quilting January/February 2020