At least that's what it feels like, and this is only a throw-sized quilt! Clearly, I am not super experienced at hand sewing, but I'm finding it quite enjoyable. Satisfying. I'm glad I decided to go the "traditional" binding route as opposed to machining it all up. So pretty. But as soon as I get a sec, I'm off to the fabric store to get a thimble -- ouchy waa-waa!
Again, crappy iPhone pic, but what can you do when your camera goes AWOL?
Two very helpful tutorials on attaching binding: