How to Make Piping with Cord
The piping with cord inside is a kind of bias binding. Make a piping is very easy and quite simple. Nevertheless it is desirable learn some tricks and tips.
Let us make piping step by step using my tutorial and you'll see it in full.
Before start making a piping you need cut bias strips at an angle of 45 degrees in relation to a vertical and horizontal edges of fabric.
To sew the piping closer to the cord I recommend you use a zipper presser foot.
Place the cord into strip. Now baste or pin this folded strip with cord inside, as shown.
Next you need set the zipper presser foot to the sewing machine and start to sew the piping together along edges of fabric.
Don't forget just remove the pins!
So will be looks your bias tape with cord inside at the end of sewing.
Look! My seam lies as close as possible to the edge of the cord.
Now you need put the piping along the edge of fabric, as shown. Stitch it to the one part of fabric using zipper foot.
Be sure that these stitches are made also as close as possible to the edge of the cord.
Now take another part a fabric and pin or baste it together, as shown.
At last step of sewing a piping you need use a zipper foot also. In this case piping will be look well.
Press it with steam iron and your piping with cord inside will be completed.
English isn't my first language, so please excuse any mistakes and help correct them.
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