How to Make Piping with Cord

How to Make and Sew 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.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 1

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.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 2

To sew the piping closer to the cord I recommend you use a zipper presser foot.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 3

Place the cord into strip. Now baste or pin this folded strip with cord inside, as shown.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 4

Next you need set the zipper presser foot to the sewing machine and start to sew the piping together along edges of fabric.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 5

Don't forget just remove the pins!

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 6

So will be looks your bias tape with cord inside at the end of sewing.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 7

Look! My seam lies as close as possible to the edge of the cord.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 8

Now you need put the piping along the edge of fabric, as shown. Stitch it to the one part of fabric using zipper foot.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 9

Be sure that these stitches are made also as close as possible to the edge of the cord.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 10

Now take another part a fabric and pin or baste it together, as shown.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 11

At last step of sewing a piping you need use a zipper foot also. In this case piping will be look well.

How to Make and Sew Piping with Cord, step 12

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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