Tagged bias binding

useful, geeky sewing techniques explained on this simple summer dress

making a simple cotton dress reminded me of just how important some of those little nerdy sewing techniques can be… After recently moving house, it was beginning to feel like all my sewing was for my new home, cushions, blinds, curtains …   …and then there’s the aeroplane seat project for my Dad (but that’s… read more

How to attach bias binding

Knowing how to attach bias binding is such a useful technique and gives a really decorative and professional finish to lots of simple craft projects. This kind of binding is sometimes used to finish the seam allowance of some really bulky, easily frayed, fabrics such as towelling. It does take a bit of time and patience but… read more

How To : make your own bias binding

How to make bias binding or cut and join a crossway strip. In our first “how-to”on this blog we covered the attachment of bias binding and flippantly stated what a nightmare it is to make your own bias binding… well maybe, maybe not, you can now decide for yourself. Go on have a go You… read more

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