Welcome back to Bias Month here on Cucicucicoo! This month I’m writing a bunch of lessons and tutorials on how to use bias for better sewing. Besides this lesson, be sure to also check out these other posts:
Today I am showing you the most common way that bias tape is used: to bind fabric edges.
This technique is used in virtually all types of sewing and is super useful for protecting the cut fabric edges from fraying, but also as a great decorative element. The width and fabric of bias tape can completely change the feeling of the sewn item, so it can be lots of fun to choose!
And because bias tape is cut on the flexible bias of the woven fabric, it can be modelled around convex and concave curves.
Are you ready to learn how to sew bias tape on curves and straight edges? Well, then let’s get started! Read more