Finishing Touch

I buy a lot of fat-quarter bundles and sometimes find a printed panel included. If I don't want to use the panel in a quilt top, I cut it up and use it for binding. Because it incorporates all the colors of the quilt, it gives the binding a scrappy, pieced look without all the work.

-Dorrie Richer

Chico, California

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