How to Apply Bias Tape to Fabric
In this tutorial you learn how to attach single or double fold bias binding to fabric of your garments correctly.
You can make bias tape yourself. For it you need to cut the fabric into strips at an angle of 45 degrees. Then using a special bias tape maker you can to attach the bias tape to the fabric.
There are bias tapes of factory production (double folded and single folded). On this photo is single fold bias tape.
Fold the tape in half and press it, as shown. Folded tape together called double fold bias tape.
Iron the entire single bias tape needed for the binding of your garment.
Notice how the tape is folded. The edges should not be aligned. One side should be slightly higher in relation to the other edge.
Note: Sew a tape on the sewing machine is needed on the narrow side. Other half will be under the fabric. You can not see it during sewing, so it should be slightly wider than the upper side.
Before you begin to sew the bias tape to the fabric, you need to align the edge of the fabric.
If necessary, mark a line with a ruler and a pencil.
Cut the edge of fabric using big scissors.
For sewing double fold bias tape you can use universal presser foot.
First you need to place the edge of fabric into the double fold bias tape, as shown.
Attach the other half (narrow side) of the tape down.
Place the folded tape under the sewing machine foot. Watch out so that the fabric does not slide out from the tape.
The first stitch must be done manually, rotating the flywheel by hand.
So looks wrong side of bias tape.
If you have little experience you need to baste both edges of the tape with hand stitches.
Only in this case you can to sew a bias tape to the edge of the fabric accurately.
English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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