Tying a Quilt

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Hand Tying a Quilt


Watch this video or read on to learn how to hand tie a quilt. Tying a quilt is a quick and easy way to hold the quilt layers together.

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Hand Tying a Quilt


Thread a needle with a 20" long piece of thread, floss, yarn or other tying material. If you have trouble threading the needle, watch this quick tip video on a super simple way to thread a needle.

Determine where you want to place the ties.

With the right side of the quilt facing up, insert the needle down through all quilt layers and bring it back up through all the layers about 1/4" away from where you went down. Pull the thread gently through the layers leaving about a 2" or 3" tail.

Repeat a stitch in the same location, going down through the same hole and back up through the same hole.

Make a triple knot. Tie a square knot and then one extra knot. Square Knot Tutorial Here

Trim the tails to about 1/2" to 1" long.


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