Turn Unfinished Quilts Into Treasured Projects

Binding How-To’s Quickly Turn UFO’s Into Fabulous Quilts

Quilt blocks are challenging and fun, with instant rewards, putting beautiful fabric on display. However not every block turns out perfect, and the project is tossed aside to make another. There’s no need to strive and struggle to get the dazzling quilts shown on pattern covers and magazines. Simply watch a couple of these twenty minute video tutorials that show you how to finish a quilt.


Free tutorials and paid quilting courses teach everything from which fabrics to put together, how to cut and construct the perfect quilt block, and how to baste and layer. Over time, besides the scrap basket, a number of unused blocks, and unfinished projects using the prettiest fabric, go into a basket, and their beauty is never realized. Sometimes a quick and easy binding technique is often all that is needed.

video tutorial scallop binding Bluprint

In addition to learning quilting along the way, watch these 20 minute video’s on binding a quilt and finishing! Mimi Dietrich has come up with tutorials that cover every aspect of finishing quilts. While waiting for your next fabric to arrive, get some inspiration on how to use unfinished objects (UFO’s), and put them towards a treasured project.

how to bind a quilt

Tutorials cover step-by-step through all the techniques you need to turn UFO’s into the fabulous finished projects you set out to create. Try out these quick and easy basic binding techniques, with how-to details not often shown in regular video tutorials. How to add trims, navigate curved and scalloped edges, and add prairie points and ruffles!

Bluprint course on quilt binding and prairie points

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These video tutorials showing binding from the back, has to be the easiest, fastest and most economical way to finish a quilt! You’ll baste your quilt, trim the batting and backing, and fold the backing over the raw edges to make the binding. After that, a fast, neat way to finish corners. Finish your edges at the sewing machine, and your quilt is done!

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