How to Add French Bias Tape to a Neckline

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline

There are some ways hot to make bias binding and add bias tape to the neckline of dress or armholes. In this post I offer you one of them - topstitching method.
This step by step guide helps you to make a neckline of dress with bias tape without serger and sewing machine also. If you not have the sewing machine you can use the hand stitches only.
Now let's learn the steps of French bias binding tutorial.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 1

For French bias binding you need cut the strips of fabric at an angle of 45 degrees.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 2

The wide of strips is about 5 - 6 cm.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 3

Using this method to making bias strip you need fold in half this strip.
Note: Fold wrong sides together.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 4

Now you need attach the double thickness of fabric to the neck line dress.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 5

Place the tape along the right side a neckline. Sew around the strip with seam allowance 0.7 - 1 cm.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 6

2/3 width of the tape will be used for making the bias binding around the neckline.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 7

Press the bias band on the face side a neckline, as shown.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 8

This is the wrong side of neckline a dress.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 9

Now you need fold the strip to the wrong side a neckline, as shown.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 10

If seam allowance is very wide you can it trim.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 11

Baste by hand the bias binding around the neckline along the seam.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 12

Note: on the back side the tape will be wider.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 13

So looks the wrong side of French bias binding before stitching.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 14

This is the right side of dress neckline.

How to Make French Bias Binding along Neckline, step 15

There are two ways to attach the binding: along the right side a bias tape and on the wrong side. I like to do the top stitching method. Make this finish line along the seam, as shown.

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