How To Make Your Sexy French Fold Quilt Binding (everybody say: ooo-la-la)--with accompanying soundtrack by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals (see playlist in sidebar):
1) The first step to making any component of a quilt is to prewash and dry the fabric. It is important to minimize shrinkage and color bleed after affixing the binding to the quilt.
2) As always, you should iron your fabric before cutting it.
I have included this photo for those you who (like me)
would not otherwise use this mysterious appliance.
I probably didn't need to include this picture,
but it came out pretty nice so I figured "What the heck!"
And who knows, maybe some of you need help envisioning stitching along the line you drew...
That's it for today. Come back tomorrow when I show you how to attach the binding to the quilt.