Some times finding an easy way to do something crosses your path in unexpected ways. That happened to me with this tip. I'll be honest, I don't bother to bury my threads when I quilt. I don't enter competitions and I am still in the learning stages. So, I just clip those threads and move on.
Recently I was watching a live video from one of my favorite online quilt teachers, Helen Godden of Australia, and she mentioned she clips her threads except when she is quilting for a competition. Then she uses the Lasso method since it is much easier and faster. Wait, she had my attention. She stopped and quickly showed us and it was brilliant.
So I searched You Tube and found this short video that shares the method and I wanted to pass this along in case any of you don't know about it.
A big thanks to one of our members, Susan K, for sharing this video. It is detailed instructions for sewing a flange binding and getting good results.
There are actually some great tips in the video, but I have to admit that it is just fun to watch the interaction and laughing as these two family members discuss the topic. Fun!
A big thanks to Chris (my hubby) for suggesting this video to share. Chris has always loved finding a bargain, so it makes sense that he brought it to my attention. This just happens to be a You Tube channel that I also love.
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