How to Add French Bias Tape to a 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.
For French bias binding you need cut the strips of fabric at an angle of 45 degrees.
The wide of strips is about 5 - 6 cm.
Using this method to making bias strip you need fold in half this strip.
Note: Fold wrong sides together.
Now you need attach the double thickness of fabric to the neck line dress.
Place the tape along the right side a neckline. Sew around the strip with seam allowance 0.7 - 1 cm.
2/3 width of the tape will be used for making the bias binding around the neckline.
Press the bias band on the face side a neckline, as shown.
This is the wrong side of neckline a dress.
Now you need fold the strip to the wrong side a neckline, as shown.
If seam allowance is very wide you can it trim.
Baste by hand the bias binding around the neckline along the seam.
Note: on the back side the tape will be wider.
So looks the wrong side of French bias binding before stitching.
This is the right side of dress neckline.
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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