Finishing

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2020 UFO Challenge

Each year, we challenge ourselves and our readers to finish some UFOs (unfinished projects)! Follow instructions below for a productive year of quilting!

Frame a Quilt with Wide Binding

Adding a wide binding to your project is a great way to frame your quilt and give it a different look! You can download written instructions here.

Making Quilt Labels

Follow these tips for labeling your quilt, then choose from two block ideas to make your own quilt label.

Conquer Your Unfinished Objects for Good

Have a pile of UFOs (unfinished objects)? Here's our guide to finishing them once and for all!

Fun Ideas for Hanging Quilts

Our staff members share some creative ideas for hanging their quilts for display.

Tips for Free-Motion Quilting on a Domestic Sewing Machine

Joanna shares her top tips for free-motion quilting on a domestic sewing machine. She discusses setting up your machine, helpful tools, and designs to try!

More Finishing

How to Add a Mitered Border to a Quilt

Mitering a border allows your design to continue around your quilt. The technique requires a little bit more fabric but can really finish your project! Beth shows you how to figure your needed border length and how to add the border to your quilt top.

Binding Your Project

Here's how to finish the edges of a place mat, quilt, bag, or other project with continuous binding, which is binding in one long strip with no breaks except where it begins and ends. Love this place mat? Get instructions for it here.

4 Tips for Binding

Welcome to another video in our Quiltmas series brought to you by Northcott! Each week, we'll be sharing quilting tips or fun holiday projects. In this video, Beth shares 4 tips for binding your quilt.