When I started quilting last year, I machine quilted my binding ... I just didn't know any better. A couple of months into it I read in blogs that people were hand stitching theirs. I have to be honest, I have never tried hand stitching. I had good intentions to try it ... but just never seemed to make the time. I've often thought it would be
I did (fortunately) improve my machine stitching of the binding ...
Here's the front:
And the back:
I recently saw a machine stiched binding tutorial on Red Pepper quilts. I was thrilled to see that a quilter I admire also machine stitches! My bindings are slightly different, I don't stitch in the ditch on the front (just not sure that I trust my ability to sew that straight ;-). I also haven't been able to master the mitered corner ... though that's something I might try again some day ...
How about you ... how is your binding attached?
All the best