Binding Bucket – Upgrade!

Good afternoon!  My week is all mixed up with my kids home on Spring Break, but last night after they all went to bed, I made a little sewing time for myself.  For the last few years I’ve been using a yogurt container to keep all the binding necessities in one spot.  Boring…I think it happened when I was writing/binding quilts for my first book, I just needed something quick! And I never took the time to make something new.


This is my new binding bag!  I used Anna’s tutorial, and added a few of my own details.  Like a double zipper, meeting in the center, quilting to the exterior with a layer of batting, and a divider in the lining to keep my binding clips separate from the scissors and thread.


Now I just need a quilt to bind so I can put it to work with me!

I hope you are having a great week – Amy

By |2017-02-06T09:18:14-06:00April 3rd, 2013|finished project|5 Comments


  1. Queenie April 3, 2013 at 4:24 pm - Reply

    Lovely!! And, most excellent upgrades to the pattern. Now you can bind in style :o)
    Have a great day.
    Always, Queenie

  2. Candy from Candied Fabrics April 3, 2013 at 4:34 pm - Reply

    This is genius!!!

  3. Rita from Mochi Studios April 3, 2013 at 5:46 pm - Reply

    Wow, you made such a clever pouch! Those modifications are perfect for your needs! What a great small and useful finish!

  4. Maureen M. April 4, 2013 at 6:56 am - Reply

    What a great idea to keep binding supplies contained! I love it! And have you tried the binding clips that Clover makes? I just got some and they are awesome…won’t slip off and very cute to boot :)

  5. Ali M April 4, 2013 at 10:12 am - Reply

    I LOVE how you “patchworked” the fabrics together for that, it’s beautiful! I suppose this is a better solution for basting quilts too, instead of dumping the safety pins all over the floor I could ….keep them organized? :o

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