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PJ's Quilt & Longarm Studio 
"A Quilt Lovers' Hangout"
3323 N. Key Drive Units 1-6
North Fort Myers, FL 33903

(239) 995-0045
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Binding Class - Beginning

Class to learn how to machine and hand sew binding for your quilt.  This class does not cover bias binding.  

Items covered in this class:

  1. Intro to binding
  2. French fold binding
  3. Ironing the fabric 
  4. Stitching the fabric on the quilt 
  5. Machine binding both sides 
  6. Hand binding one side
  7. Corners
  8. Joining the ends 
  9. Tools that are helpful - Corner Clipper

You are required to bring the following to class: 
  • Sewing machine, foot control and power cord 
  • Creative Grids ruler to cut 2-1/2" strips.  
  • 1/4" Quarter inch piecing foot 
  • Walking Foot is required 
  • All of your feet that you have for your sewing machine
    • For Bernina machines I will be using Walking Foot or Foot #71, and the Foot #34/34D
  • Your personal iron
  • Your personal ironing mat
  • Snips 
  • Sewing pins 
  • Piecing thread 
  • 1/4 Yard of fabric for the actual binding (Please note: do not bring finished quilt tops.  Instead fabric and batting will be provided for the "mock" quilt).  You can bring extra jelly roll strips for this part as well.
  • Thread for your sewing machine and the hand sewing
  • Between need or other small hand sewing needle
  • Rotary Cutter (45 mm preferred) 
  • Wonder clips (optional)
  • Purple thang

During class we will be reviewing the Ultimate Binding Guide Card.  This card is recommended to be purchased as reference for when you are outside of class.

- Between needles link here.  Recommend size 9.
- Creative Grids basic ruler which is 6-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches.  Click here.  Or, Creative Grids 2-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches.  Click here.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:
Requirements: See long description for requirements. Due to CoVid, it is highly recommended that you bring all of the supplies listed in the long description. Customers should not be sharing the same tools in order to further prevent the spread of the CoVid virus.
Instructor: Judy Sherman

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This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.
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  • 3323 N. Key Drive, Unit 1-6
  • North Fort Myers, FL 33903
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