And that’s before running the machine on the edges. Single fold is used for folded up hems and is more common in garment construction for skirts and pants, but in home décor, it’s quite handy for deep curtain hemming. Cut away excess bias tape. Press the seam towards the bias tape. Gimp trim has traditionally been used for hiding seams on upholstered furniture and around lampshades. Sew the bias tape and the neckline together with a 1/4 inch seam allowance. To Join the Ends of the Bias Binding Together: If your binding is going to form a continuous loop (necklines, hems, armholes) you will need to join the beginning and the end of the binding together where they meet up. Open the double fold bias tape completely. It works depending on how patient I am. Stitch the bias trim to the bodice starting from the first pin, going along the front neckline, and reaching the second pin on the back neckline. No wonder simple ribbon turns up again and again on high end designer items. Less bulk to worry about. Keep the folded bias tape along the neckline so that the cut edges of the neckline and the bias tape are together. Begin sewing about 6″ from the end of your bias tape. Finish sewing the binding down to the fabric over the joining seam. It comes in all kinds of colors, sheens, weaves and widths. Hope you get to snuggle in and sew up a storm this winter. Stitch down close to the edge. Congratulations! Fold the lower selvage edge to the cut edge, creating a 45º angle. Pin bias tape along entire underarm edge. Cut off ends of fabric where pointed. 5) Trim and press the seam open. Pillow Pair With Ruffly Ribbon Ties – they look so fancy, but are actually super easy to make. I used contrasting thread so you can see them. Then I unpinned some of the binding from the neck line so I could move it away from the body of the dress to sew my seam. Middy braid is flat and narrow and used for accents, ties and drawstrings. 3. Photo on the right: the binding on the left was left with a raw edge; on the right is the knit binding where I folded over the edge. To prevent this put a piece of tape over both ends just after you cut it. A braid is a trim where the fibers have been woven like macrame or your sister’s pigtails. Measure and trim so that your bias tape is overlapped by the exact amount that it is wide. Read on to find out more about the entire team and the philosophy behind our inspiring sewing tutorials – each designed to result in items you’ll be proud to keep, display, and use; give as gifts; or even sell. Edgestitch tape. Step 4: Fold and iron (with or without a Bias Tape Maker) To finish the end of the bias tape, you can fold the end in about half an inch and sew a line on top. This cut gives the fabric more flex so it will curve around corners without as much bunching or kinking. It’s sometimes spelled ric rac or rickrack but shouldn’t be confused with “rip rap,” which are broken rocks used for embankments. Open out the short ends, so you can see the creases. Patchwork Pom Pom Throw – velvet and pom-poms create a luxurious throw. I can usually get a piece of fabric 54" long. When I post something on FB and someone challenges me or contradicts me it hurts. And it adds an understated elegance to nearly any item you make. Sew4Home is dedicated to stylish home sewing – from bags to blankets, pillows to linens, aprons, gifts, accessories, and more. We spotted actress Blake Lively wearing it on an episode of the CW’s Gossip Girl. On one of the ends of the tape, open up the folds so it is flat and then fold about 1/2" to the inside. I’m realizing that I must be pretty sensitive. Try our Summer Fun: Dog Collar & Leash using jacquard ribbon trim. It comes as tassel fringe, bullion fringe, loop fringe, knot fringe, and more. Stitch around the entire opening and back stitch when you reach the start. Refold tape and encase armhole, allowing equal tape extensions at each end of the armhole so the dress can be tied at the shoulders. You can attach it along the hem of an item, apply as a top trim or insert half way into a seam to create a scalloped edge. Turn the corner right side out to create a clean finish. Open the ends of the bias tape and fold them backwards so the right sides are touching each other. Bias Tape. I sent this to Samina’s personal email but she said to post it here. The Clean technique. The binding is fully turned to the back of the fabric in this binding method. 39 inches of bias tape - I buy double wide quilt binding 0.875" wide but you can make your own too ... Start your zigzag stitch at the end of one tie, go all the way around the edge of your scrub cap and finish at the end of the other tie. With knit interlock you have the option of not folding over, since knit interlock does not ravel. When Susan Khalje stayed her she had the most wonderful (because it was hand painted) but simple (because it was a length of fabric folded cross-wise with a neck hole cut out and the sides sewn) from India. Open one fold and pin to bottom of sleeve, raw edges and right sides together, so that 8″ extends off each end of the keyhole. In fact, once you understand the stuff, you will LOVE it! COPYRIGHT © 2009-2021 Sew4Home LLC:  ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. For this we can use a single bias tape which is 1.5 inch wide ( total width). #Sewing Tip: Neatly Turned Bias Binding End. Hi Readers! What I did was to sew the ends first before topstitching. Soutache is a narrow, rounded braid with a center “ditch” for you to hide your attaching stitch in. Bias Tape is a wonderful thing. In a pre-packaged tape, there will be one side that is just short of the other side. Then, try some of our favorite ribbon projects: Scrap It: Gift Card Case or Biz Card Holder – the ribbon is both decorative and functional. I think Judy below details the same technique used by you! Use Jacquard trim when you want a formal look. You can’t go wrong with ribbon. Here is my project for display purposes only, of which I won’t talk much — just excuse the careless sewing. There’s always a secured edge to the fringe so it’s actually quite easy to stitch onto your project. ( Log Out /  Now why didn’t I think of it?? So… you can make your own. Its such an easy trick, but makes a difference. Unfold this smaller fold and align the raw edges of the bias tape and underarm seam, right sides together. A high end finishes for bias tape. Before you do anything with any kind of trim, you need to know if it might shrink if you wash it. ANY REDISTRIBUTION OR REPRODUCTION OF PART OR ALL OF THE CONTENTS OF THE SITE IN ANY FORM IS PROHIBITED UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED IN OUR, S4H’s Top Tips & Techniques: #1 Making & Attaching, Scrap It: Gift Card Case or Biz Card Holder, Charmeuse Satin Pillowcases with Velvet & Lace, Market Tote With Ruffly Ribbon Handles & Ties, Hand Embroidery Inspiration with Amy Barickman of Indygo Junction, Re-imagine & Renovate: ScrapBuster Heart Sachets, Holiday Great Giveaway 2020 – The Snowflake Box, Holiday Great Giveaway 2020 – The Joy Box, Holiday Great Giveaway 2020 – The Silver Box, Holiday Great Giveaway 2020 – The Merry Box. Watch the video tutorial for bias tape DIY and elastic alternatives. However, my old tutorial showing you about bias tape and cutting on the bias, is well, really old. When you go to the fabric store, you’ll find traditional trims (which you purchase by the yard on a roll or mini-bolt) in one section, ribbon in another section, and bias tape and rick rack (which you usually purchase in a pre-cut package) in another. It’s kind of like your bangs; they look dorky if you get a chunk caught up in your headband. Divide the remainder of the binding in half. Ribbon Accented Tea Towels – using ribbon makes this project extra EASY! Place the first pin about 1″ away from the end of the bias strip. 2) Starting at the edge of the keyhole, stitch in the first fold of the bias tape to attach it to the fabric. Now you're ready to add the second strand of bias tape to the top of the bib, which will also serve as the ties. Boho Shoulder Bag – great for using up scraps! Bias tape is used to cover or encase a raw edge and comes in single fold and double fold of varying widths. You can find it with rich floral designs, classical motifs, and lots of ethnic patterns. Bias Tape Finish 2. You can use it for accents, ties, scroll motifs, drawstrings and button loops. Snip away a little triangle at the fold being careful not to cut through it, but just short of the crease. My name is Samina, I'm always sewing, and have a penchant for sewing everything. If the item you’re making will be washed at some point, you should pre-shrink (wash and dry) both your fabric and your trims. Braid can give a formal look and comes in about as many varieties as you can imagine. A popular finish for sleeveless tops, all the raw seams are all enclosed leaving a lovely neat result. Jacquard ribbon has an intricately woven design that’s part of the fabric (as opposed to being embroidered or printed later). With knit interlock you have the option of not folding over, since knit interlock does not ravel. If you think Jacquard, Soutache and Gimp sound like the crew of a pirate ship, you’re not alone. Press the bias tape flat. . So I’m not commenting in your post. Makes perfect sense — why did I not think of this??? Yes, that's me hugging my sewing machine, photographed by Brian Campbell Photography But once you become familiar with them you’ll want to use them to make your finished projects look terrific. This finish is essentially the same as bias tape finish 1, except you enclose both seam allowance pieces together inside the bias tape. Pretty Pleated Travel Pouch – another tutorial that uses ribbon for both finish and function. Thanks for the tip. Now that you know about it, you’ll see it everywhere. Watch the video, print out the template you can download below and start BATCH making bias tape. Enter your email address below to subscribe to the Sew4Home newsletter. Bias tape is a long strip of fabric that has been cut “on the bias ” (at a 45˚ angle). Hence, with our snipping action, a little fabric is removed from the inside, giving the remaining material some room to snuggle in neatly. Come to think of it, that describes most stuff. Ashley begins by explaining the difference between bias tape and straight grain tape. And then topstitch the whole thing. The photo above features a couple of our important furry friends who like to help out in the studio, especially when the testing of soft blankets and pillows is needed. Unfurl the binding and then line the binding pieces up. Fold the tape in half to find the center, open it up as shown above, and mark it with a pin. It replaces a conventional 'facing', which is a piece of fabric cut in the shape of a neckline or … Online retailers will also have them grouped a number of different ways. Stitch a tiny seam with a small straight stitch. Many, many thanks for the process (thanks to Susan Khalje, too)! (slaps her forehead). So it helps to know what you’re looking for. Place the top back down and pin. It’s a wonderful, versatile trim. Using bias tape: Again trim off the excess ends of the mask. Since Men's Ties are made from BIAS fabric, they are PERFECT for making Bias Tape !! Cut two 38" lengths of double fold bias tape. But you can also use this versatile trim on pillows, curtains, ornaments and whatever else you can think of. Use caution when choosing materials for ties – I discussed this with the fabric guy at Joann, and he mentioned some grosgrain ribbons will not hold up to washing. 1) Unfold the bias tape. You know, when the neckline bias binding extends into a tie? oh so easy… why did I not think of this rather than staring at it for half a day without any result. You ca also use it as a loop for closures. This is a bias strip with just a single fold down the center.Binding with this tape will give you a top stitching line 1/2 inch from the edge. Giant rick rack has recently become popular in fashion and decorating. … ( Log Out /  We will never sell, rent or trade your personal information to third parties. Unfold the first fold in the bias tape and look at the remaining two folds – one is smaller. You can find those at antique shops, on eBay and in thrift stores. Quick Patchwork Trim Tea Towels – uses inexpensive purchased plain towels, scraps and giant rick rack to create adorable expensive-looking towels. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Notice how nice it looks where the bias tape overlaps. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Room Divider Panels / Curtains – adds panache and a unique eye-catching touch. Open tape and turn under 1,4" on each end to finish the ends of the tape. A super easy way to make bias ties for MASKS without bias tape maker. Fringe can be used to accent pillows, cushions, window treatments and lampshades (or your car’s dashboard, but we won’t go there). Rick rack is a flat braid with a zig zag shape. The edges flush against each other. The method you choose for using bias tape for finishing can depend on your project and the type of tape you are using. In addition to using ribbon as a traditional accent, it makes great fast and easy finished loops along the top of a curtain or drape to slide over the rod. You can, fold over if you want to. We especially love pom-poms… these are a few faves: Perky Pom  Pom Pillows – a user favorite, and they make a great gift. Attach the binding. Method 1. Any other tricks to get rid of the bunchy-end-bias-binding dilemma? Folding the tie in half lengthwise, using Rotary Cutter, cut straight up sides to create one long piece of evenly cut fabric. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Fold the bottom corner up on top of the first fold. All you need are strips of fabric, paper and your trusted sewing machine. Just remember to check often as you’re sewing on your fringe to make sure it’s not getting caught up the seam. Place one end of the bias over the garment, raw edges matching and pin. Examples include neckline of a baby bib, or maybe shoulder ties on a dress. Well, it’s a really good thing – until you reach the end of the tie and are faced with a bunchy mess. For the knit just the side edges can be snipped away since we will not fold over the top for this little sample. Fold the tape and sew the edges as originally intended. Step 5. It’s also a easy (and pretty) option for tie closures for pillows, duvet covers and slipcovers; as well as drawstrings and tie-backs. If you are sewing the trim into a seam, you can extend the taped end beyond your seam allowance, then once the trim is secure, trim the trim (hey… I like that, it’s a verb and a noun) flush with the seam allowance. Double fold bias tape basically wraps a raw edge on both sides and can be used on just about any kind of raw edge you want to have a pretty finished look. Give it a try with these favorite Sew4Home tutorials: Hostess Apron with Dreamy Bow – uses giant rick rack on the bib. Bias tape makers are so easy to use – check out our YouTube video and see for yourself. Hope you had a nice Thanksgiving, judy. First open up your bias tape and align the raw edges of your skirt and bias tape. Fold binding over each short straight end of the mask. Country Lane Round Pom-Pom Placemats – tutorial by Bari J. What about you? Layout the fabric so the selvage edges are in the upper right and lower left. Then snip away a triangle on the other side of the folded bias tape (the open edges). Fold the bias tape inside and press. ( Log Out /  Change ). The cotton on the left has a wonky slanted shape, but that’s ok for this sample (not doing haute couture). It’s easy to apply. Well, at least, I usually have a better result with this trick. Just want to say:  herein lies the concept of “Turn of the Cloth”. In fact, it's something that I have used from the very beginning of my sewing adventure...and is not something to be feared. Read more about making and attaching bias tape in these articles: S4H’s Top Tips & Techniques: #1 Making & Attaching Bias Binding, Products We Love: Simplicity Bias Tape Maker. Finishing the tape ends After this, fold the ends of the tape on the back neckline right sides together. How to sew bias tape Technique 1: 1) Open the hem tape and tuck the raw edge of the fabric until it is flush with the fold. Fold over the bias tape lengthwise, as usual, and press. Pin. 5. ( Log Out /  Make and sew bias ties for masks in just one step without any ironing. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. And it lacked some pictures. I made a few and because it took 3 yards of silk I cut the corners off at the bottom and used bias strips to finish the neck. Sew a straight line along the short end of the bias tape making sure to backstitch. Also take a look at the Kaffe Fasset Ribbon Bag – this one is all about fabulous jaquard ribbons. While still in the bias creating stage, turn the end of the strips to the wrong side about 1/2 inch (or less) and press. Tips to Applying Bias Tape. Sweet Hanging Sachets – using fancy ribbon makes an easy professional finish. If you are sewing the trim into a seam, you can extend the taped end beyond your seam allowance, then once the trim is secure, trim the trim (hey… I like that, it’s a verb and a noun) flush with the seam allowance. (Some people like to put the tape on before they cut.) To alleviate this irritation, this is what I did: Fold over the bias tape lengthwise, as usual, and press. Be the first to see new projects and patterns, helpful techniques, and new resources to enhance your sewing experience. To flawlessly add your bias tape to the hem, use a two-step sewing process. sew the ties 1) Measure the length of the bottom edge of the sleeve and cut a piece of bias tape 16″ longer. Check out the selection at our Shopping Directory fave online store: The Ribbon Retreat + Fabric. And, some vintage trims may not be color-fast. Enter your email address below to subscribe to the Sew4Home newsletter. Bias tape is a long strip of fabric that has been cut “on the bias” (at a 45˚ angle). just fold right sides together sew across and down about an inch then trim and turn the ends. Home > Uncategorized > A Terrific Trims Tutorial. Edge stitch your bias tape in place using coordinating thread. Jacquard is sturdy enough to do the job, and colorfast. Begin by opening up and trimming one end (I do the end on the left) of your bias tape so that you have a 90* angle. Start sewing on the fold, right before the first pin, carefully removing the pins … Your local fabric store will have lots of themed and novelty trims. The end of … Explore, ask lots of questions, and remember that the right trim can make someone say, “Did you really make that?”. *Sew4Home reserves the right to restrict comments that don’t relate to the article, contain profanity, personal attacks or promote personal or other business. Binding with bias tape – fully turned inside. Market Tote With Ruffly Ribbon Handles & Ties – just look what a little ribbon did to make this tote… amazing! I put right sides together as I would for joining bias tape when making a continuous piece – I made sure the 2 marks I made for the seam overlapped to form a cross and then drew in my 45 degrees sewing line to join the 2 pieces together. The knit looks really bad! Store-bought bias tape comes in a pretty good selection of colors, but sometimes you need something different. Fringe comes in a great variety of materials and widths, from brush cut fringe to big pom poms. Match up the print sides of the binding ends so the pieces are perpendicular. Pin around the opening. Easy peasy. Several possibilities are listed on p. 1. Unique sizes of rick rack, jumbo and teeny tiny, are often also found in the by-the-yard section. 4) Sew this seam using a 1/4″ seam allowance. Trim the edges of the tape 1/4″ past the stitching. Less bulk to worry about. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. In my case 2″. Bias tape is made by cutting strips of fabric on the bias, which is the 45 degree angle from the straight of grain of fabric. Bias facing is a finish in which bias tape is sewn onto the raw edge, then folded over to the wrong side (so that it's invisible from the outside) and sewn in place. Sew Bias Tape. You have to stitch exactly at the fold. Hair tie, hair band, or recycle elastics from old clothing. While still in the bias creating stage, turn the end of the strips to the wrong side about 1/2 inch (or less) and press. I’ve tried sewing the end up like this before I sew the part leading up to it, as if it were a tiny foldover waistband. The knit binding has a raw edge neatly in place without any fabric vomit. I tried both ways (including in my finished project) but prefer the raw edge in the knit. This technique is not always my first choice. This narrow trim is made with a tightly woven, tiny cord-like material. It happens with any fabric, cotton on the left and knit interlock on the right. Trim ends to the edge of the mask. It is applied when making collars and other tailoring stuff. Stitch along the inside folded edge, making sure you are catching the folded edge underneath. Today I’ll share a wee bit of sewing information. So I began sewing where you see the pink pin, leaving the tape before the pin free. Right before you sew it onto your project, carefully remove the tape from the ends. Thank You for the Bias Tape details !!! Loopbraid is a novelty decorative edging you can use as an accent. Finish Neckline and Armholes with Bias Binding. You would repeat these steps for the seam allowance on the other side as well. One of our favorite sources for this type of beautiful trim is Rennaisance Ribbons. Stitch bias … You apply it as you would ribbon. In order for the bias binding to line up after sewing, offset the points by 1/4″ on either side. You’ll have a much better outcome because the fabric inside the short end of the bias tube has room to inhabit the space. You don’t want this coming apart. Twill tape and bias tape are the fastest and easiest since they’re premade (double fold bias tape does need to be sewn shut, while both tapes need their ends finished). For instance, there’s a whole world of lace and other vintage trims. When you cut any kind of sewing trim, the ends will want to unravel. It came straight off the roll and I didn’t pre-wash it. Make sure the print sides of the binding strips are facing each other and the pieces are perpendicular to each other. When the end of the bias is turned in vertically, and then again horizontally, the inside layer does not have much room because the outside layer of cloth has to fold over it and wishes (if it could wish) that it was wider than the inside layer so it could enclose it all. Today we’re going to show you how to use bias binding to finish an armhole. It’s a favorite choice for quilts and blankets, but I also like to use it as a decorative accent on pillows, curtains and table linens. Charmeuse Satin Pillowcases with Velvet & Lace Trim – did you know that charmuese satin, with it’s super smooth finish, is beneficial for your skin and your hair. Then place the other end over top of your squared off bias tape end so that the raw edges are matched with your hem. I once sewed some dark vintage ribbon along the edge of a white hand towel. Optional: Trim dress as desired. Our custom S4H patterns appeal to all levels of sewers with easy to understand instructions and gorgeous photography. Put your trims in a lingerie laundry bag (or use a sock) before putting them in your washing machine. When commenting, your name will display but your email will not. This introduction has barely scratched the surface of what’s out there. But about that binding that becomes a tie. It became hugely popular in the late 60s and early 70s and is now making a comeback. Start pinning the bias tape to the neckline. Neckroll Pillow with Ric Rac – rick rack upscales a simple neckroll pillow. The towel looked great until I ran it through the laundry–after which it looked like a failed tie-dyeing experiment. 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