A simple strippy 'quilt as you go' project which shows off this Phillip Jacobs fabric to perfection. Start this quilt after lunch and you could be binding it before tea- ideal if you need a quick quilt! The kit is ready cut into strips, and includes the backing, but you will need to provide your own batting.
Take the 3” Delphinium strips and join these strips end to end, then iron the strip in half along it’s length
Starting about 1/3 of the distance between two corners, align the raw edge of one end of the binding with the raw edge of the quilt top, right sides together (illustration does not show excess batting and backing)
Do a quick alignment around the rest of the quilt, without pinning, to make sure no seam allowances within the quilt binding will end up at a corner of the quilt to create bulk. If you find a seam allowance at a corner, change the starting point and recheck.
Stop sewing ¼” before you reach the corner of the quilt. Sew a few backstitches, cut threads and remove the quilt from the machine.
Fold the unsewn tail of quilt binding straight up, positioning it so that its right edge is parallel with the next side of the quilt to be bound. Coax the strip to form a 45-degree angle on its lower edge. See the illustration top left.
Fold the binding down, the top of the fold flush with the edge of the quilt top behind it and raw edges aligned with the side of the quilt. The 45-degree angle should be intact under the fold.