How to Make Piping Without Cord

How to Make Piping Without Cord

The piping is a kind of bias binding that is added along the edge of pillows, bags etc. If you want the professional-looking finish that can add texture, a hint of contrasting color, and/or define the shape of the object being sewn you need to make a piping. The classic kind of piping has a cord inside. I offer you another way of sewing a piping, without cord.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 1

At beginning you need cut the bias strips. Decide how wide will be they and cut a few strips with angle 45 degree, as shown.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 2

Now you need fold the strip in half and press it with steam iron.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 3

In this position the bias strip is ready for adding between the edges of something.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 4

Now you can start attach the piping to the edge a fabric using a sewing machine.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 5

Look! Now handmade border is ready. Lift up the border strip and decide how much will be his width.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 6

If the width is too wide you can stitch another seam near. The piping will be narrower.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 7

If you want you can remove the first line.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 8

Now you need add to the piping another part of fabric.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 9

If you have little experience you can pin or baste both edges of fabric.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 10

The second line stitches you need make along the old seam.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 11

Now sewing a piping without the cord is finished.

How to Make Piping without Cord, step 12

Piping without cord that made from fabric you can iron.
Piping without cord easy to make and it is a good possibility for fine emphasizes the shape diverse elements.

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