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Creating Piping 2

Creating Piping

Adding piping into seams gives a lovely professional finish to bags and other sewn items. People tend to shy away from using piping as they think it may be difficult or fiddly, but it really is a simple technique and one that is well worth trying out! ...

How to sew piping into seams (4)

How to make your own piping

Piping is a decorative trim made from folded bias strips of fabric. It’s often filled with cord to give it a rounded look. Piping adds emphasis and outlines areas of the garment, adds a touch of contrast color and adds structure to seams. You can buy premade piping in solid colors, or you can make your own! ...