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Sheila A Ciechoski

I LOVE the blanket stitch for binding! Thank you Pat! I have done 2 shamrock wall hangings and the binding was so much easier doing it your way!

Markey Dwyer


Felicita "Lici" Rivera

Hi pat
I like to do it by hand. Thank you very much for your tutorials.
I wish a speedy recovery.
Thank you

JoAnn Ewing

Thank you Pat, I am just getting my hand to where I wear a brace I think I can machine sew with. So anything I can do to avoid hand sewing is great.

Roxann in Texas

I am definitely trying this, thanks for the details and the lovely pictures providing great visualization.

pat sloan

Hi Ettakay, thank you for writing.
Are you looking in my book 'Pat Sloan's Teach me to Make my First Quilt'?

Starting on page 35 to page 37 are two methods of binding. One by hand, one by machine.

Take a look in the book & let me know you found it.


Did you realize your Teach Me to Quilt book has nothing about sewing the bind. I read to cut binding 2 1/4 inches and that is all I found. Did I miss something?

Carolyn Thomas Grayson

I think I like your version better than what I learned in my Beginning Quilting class; it seems much less complicated, especially the corners. I will try it when it's time to bind Winter Solstice! Thanks Pat :)


Thank You Pat. You're my Favorite Quilter,I always go to you if I have any problems. You are Wonderful with Quilting.

Mary Andra

I just used this method two weeks ago for the first time. I loved it. The quilt is for a child with lots of washing expected. Fabulous tutorial. Wish I had it two weeks ago. Thank you Pat. 🌟❤️

Linda Kraft

I have a 20-year old Kenmore sewing machine. I love it and it's been adequate for all my quilting needs. But I don't have the ability to reverse the blanket stitch. Suggestions?

Beverly Reid

I was wondering how it was done because I've only hand sewn mine one. Love when you do videos.


Very nice, I will be trying this with one of your smaller patterns Harvest Moon.

Donna Senters

Tracy chin, the tutorial she has included states 50 wt. I am glad it is the same weight I have 😃

Janel Barthe

Pat, off topic, but still in the quilting you have a tutorial video on getting your bias seams just right when you are joining strips. Have looked at a bunch, but would like to hear your take. Thank you.

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