How Make Bias Tape and Sew to the Neckline

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline

This tutorial has two parts. First part includes the tips how to sew the pre-made bias tape to the neckline women's garments. Second part helps you make the double folded bias tape from fabric your own and add to the neckline your dress.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 1

The necklines of dresses or arm holes are these places where the bias tape facing can be sewn. Sewing a bias tape facing to these curved lines is not easy. To sew bias tape binding nice and tidy need have skill. Therefore, I advise beginners buy bias tape and to try sew it on the training piece of fabric, as shown.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 2

Fold your bias tape in half along needed length and press it with iron.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 3

Please note that both edges of the tape are necessary to fold with the offset. This part of the tape should be based on face side a dress. This little trick will allow you to avoid skipped stitches on the back side of bias tape.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 4

During ironing a bias tape does not use steam. Hot steam may burn your fingers.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 5

Now let's try to sew bias tape binding to the neckline and armholes!

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 6

The tailor's awl is really helpful tool during sewing a bias tape binding.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 7

Select medium stitch length (3-4). Do handle your fabric carefully into tape and avoid stretch it.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 8

Stitch the double folded tape around the curve lines with the small areas.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 9

Stitch slowly periodically stopping to lift the presser foot and re-position the tape.
If you do all steps right the neckline your dress will look so fine.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 10

The face side and wrong side of bias tape binding.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 11

This part tutorial includes steps how to make a bias tape from fabric with your own hands.
Note: The fabric should be cut at an angle of 45 degrees with respect to the fabric edge.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 12

You need to calculate desired width of the tape, bearing in mind that each half of the tape will be folded in half.
Cut the strip strictly on marked lines.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 13

Now you need fold both edges of the tape together, as shown.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 14

And press them, as shown.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 15

Fold your bias tape in half along all needed length and press it.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 16

Please note that the edges of the tape are necessary to fold with the offset.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 17

Stitch step by step around the neckline trying to sew closer to the edge of folded bias tape and keeping this value from start to the end.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 18

So looks handmade bias tape on the neckline of a dress.

How Make Bias Tape and Add to the Neckline, step 19

This method can be used for finishing with bias tape any women's and girls' garments.

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