We’re continuing on our trail through sewing techniques, making sure we’re all staying sharp on our skills! Today we’re bringing you a tutorial for adding bias to a curve, a great technique that can be useful in apparel, quilt, and home decor sewing. Read more about this great tutorial from The Haby Goddess, a true gem in the world of sewing tutorials!
Adding bias tape to a curve is a pretty natural process, as the point of cutting your fabric on the bias is that it has a little more stretch and flexibility. For this reason, if you’ve cut your edging properly, it will fall naturally on the curve without the need for folding or pleats. Bias is a great way to close up raw edges in lieu of a rolled hem, and works particularly well on a curved edge, such as on sleeves or handbag flaps.
Depending on your project, you can use a bias tape to blend with the edge but give it a firm stability, or make it pop with an accent color. The best part about it is you don’t have to buy it (although you can if you’re looking for ease), and cutting your own makes it possible to use the exact fabric you’re sewing the bias onto. This tutorial from The Haby Goddess features beautiful photos that guide you through the process seamlessly, with almost no need for words. Ready to get started? Check out the full tutorial here.
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