This is the Strip Ticket that I bought back then. I keep it in my book case, peaking out a bit so I can always find it. On one side, there are diagrams for cutting and stitching the fabric. On the other side are the cutting dimensions depending on the binding width and length. I wasn't sure if it was still available, but it is. Check your LQS, but if they don't have it you can find it on line HERE.
Place one triangle on top of the other, right sides together. Stitch them together with 1/4" seam.
Press open the seam and mark parallel lines as far apart as the width of the desired binding. (I use
Also make a mark 1/4" from the angled edges.
Pin the two edges together forming a tube, offsetting the marks by one row.
Sew with a 1/4" seam.
Press open the seam and cut on the line to make a continuous strip of bias binding.
Why use bias binding?
1. It is more durable for a quilt that will be used a lot and washed.
2. A striped fabric looks great when made on the bias.