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.
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.
Now you need fold the strip in half and press it with steam iron.
In this position the bias strip is ready for adding between the edges of something.
Now you can start attach the piping to the edge a fabric using a sewing machine.
Look! Now handmade border is ready. Lift up the border strip and decide how much will be his width.
If the width is too wide you can stitch another seam near. The piping will be narrower.
If you want you can remove the first line.
Now you need add to the piping another part of fabric.
If you have little experience you can pin or baste both edges of fabric.
The second line stitches you need make along the old seam.
Now sewing a piping without the cord is finished.
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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