July 13, 2020
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My eyes rebel when I am hand-sewing black binding to black backing with black thread. To remedy this, when machine-sewing the binding to the front of the quilt, I use dark red or dark aqua thread in the bobbin. Then when I turn over the binding and hand-stitch it to the backing, I can easily see the sewn line.

Sarah Basinger

Bluffton, Ohio

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