strips are cut at a 45[degrees] angle to the grain of the fabric.
To finish the neckline with bias binding
, begin by measuring the neckline and cutting a strip of bias tape 1" longer than the measurement.
The choices of materials available to the Ojibwe makers of gashkibidaaganag is also studied, including a range of textile fabrics--woolen cloth, velvet, plain or printed cotton, bias binding
for edgings, as well as the choice of glass seed beads, faceted sprengperlen and other beads obtained through trading outlets.
1 Sew the bias binding
to the top of each piece of contrasting fabric.
To encase the elastic, make either a double hem by turning the edge of the fabric under twice or attach a strip of bias binding
. Make an Aladdin genie costume by taking a bright pair of pyjamas and threading narrow elastic through the hems of the sleeves and legs.
Last Wednesday alone, sales of sewing supplies were up by 24%, with sales of the bias binding
tape maker that featured on the programme up 230% compared to the previous week.
"Sewing has always been such a big part of my life so doing the Sewing Bee was such an amazing, surreal experience," laughs Lauren, who impressed the judges in the first episode by making her own bias binding
on the A-line skirt they had to rustle up in a morning.
Gather together lengths of ribbon, pretty twine, bias binding
, pieces of lace and vintage trimmings, and use them to tie up presents.
Of special value, especially for the novice, are the general directions provided on the subjects of fabric, needle and thread, patterns, placement, applique, bias binding
, yo-yo circles, embroidery, sashing, and finishing.
Step 9: To give a perfect finish at the neck, pin the bias binding
to the outside of the fabric and stitch with machine and turn in, or again for speed you can use Easyhem.
Other capabilities available are ultrasonic lacemaking for pillows, swimwear, draperies and auto trim and ultrasonic sewing services as well as knife slitting and bias binding