Online Classes

Binding Your Quilt and Other Finishing Touches (BYOF) (Online)
Teacher: Nelly Vileikis
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Code(s): Hands on Workshop
Online Class
Pre-Registration Closed
Pricing Information
Price: $39.00
Nelly will share her techniques to add the perfect binding to your quilts. She will show you how to prepare and attach the binding. She will discuss several different binding treatments to enhance a quilt, including binding simple curved edges and extending the design to the binding. As a bonus, she will show you how to make and add a hanging sleeve to the back of the quilt. Bring your own fabric; see supply list for details.

  • Student Maximum: 100
  • Category(ies): Rookies and Refreshers, Quiltmaking, Finishing Your Quilt
  • Experience Level: All welcome.
  • Prerequisite: Know how to use rotary cutting equipment and be able to sew a straight line.
  • Advance Prep:

    Make two 20 x 18-inch quilted pieces - these can be pre-quilted fabric cut to size. Cut and press 5 strips 2.5-inches wide by the width of the fabric. Cut and press a strip 6.5 x 22-inches.


    Set up your sewing machine with regular sewing foot and have your pressing equipment nearby for class.

  • Supply List:
    Small scissors; small bottle of washable school glue (Elmer's glue); hand sewing needle; needle threader; thimble; thread to match binding fabric; sewing pins; 1 x 6-inch ruler; fabric marking pencil (be sure you can see it when marking the binding fabric); paper and pen (to take notes); iron and ironing surface; sewing machine in good working order with regular sewing foot.


    Fabric requirements:

    • (2) 20 x 18-inch quilted pieces
    • (5) strips 2.5-inches x 45-inches (or width of fabric)
    • (1) strip 6.5 x 22-inches (could be same as backing)
  • Completion Level: Complete in class.
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