What is satin bias tape?
Satin bias tape has a wide variety of uses in quilting, sewing and millinery. It is great for finishing hat brims and crowns and adds an elegant tough to any project.
Can you make bias tape from satin?
Bias biding, usually bought from any haberdashery shop, can be made from the fabric you have in stock. Scraps of satin, lining fabric, in fact any woven fabric (it doesn’t work with felts and knits). You need to join them to make one long piece of tape.
What size bias binding do I need?
You need to measure the width of where the binding is to go and multiply by 4. So, if you want the finished edge to be 1cm (1/2 inch) the width of your bias cut will be 4cms or 1½ inches.
Can I make bias binding?
If you want to make double fold bias binding – which you can use to bind an edge, showing on both right and wrong sides – simply fold it in half lengthways, with the raw edges on the inside of the fold, and press. And that’s it! Now you can attach your binding to your lovely garment.
What is the best fabric to use for bias tape?
The best fabrics for making bias tape Lightweight silks, cotton batiste, cotton voiles, cotton quilting fabrics, shirtings, cotton chambrays all make excellent bias. But you can be a little adventurous as long as the fabric is lightweight.
Can you use ribbon as bias tape?
Using commercially available ribbon is an alternative to using bias tape or manually cut straight- or bias-cut binding strips. More importantly, it can be more convenient to use as it is pre-cut and unrolls from a spool. Ribbon also adds a distinctive contrast depending on the project.
What is single fold satin blanket binding?
Description: Wrights Satin Blanket Binding is perfect for binding blankets, quilts, coverlets, and also as an apparel trim. The material is colorfast, machine washable and dryable. It has woven edges so binding will not fray and will not loose its luster.