How to Make Binding Tape

Knowing how to make binding tape opens the door to creativity for a variety of projects. When you’re no long limited to the store bought varieties, the sky’s the limit. In this video, Creativebug shows how simple it is to make your own.


  • strips of fabric cut to 2 and 1/4″ (for larger quilts cut to 2 and 1/2″ strips)
  • rotary cutter
  • cutting mat (with 45 degree angle on it)
  • pins
  • scissors
  • iron
  • ironing surface
  • ruler
  • sewing machine with 1/4″ foot

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