French Piping - University of Fashion

French Piping

French Piping

Learn the intricacies of sewing a French piping so that you can use it on all of your sheer and lightweight garment necklines, sleeves, hems, pockets, or any edge that you are looking to create a polished finish. Learn more about binding options by viewing our single folded bias binding lessons.

Module Description Step
1 Lesson Prep 1-5
2 Preparing the French Piping 1-5
3 Machine-Stitching the French Piping 1-6
4 Hand-Stitching the French Piping 1-8
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MODULE 1 • Lesson Prep

Step Description
1 This lesson is in French piping. I am going to show you how to cut the bias strip first for the piping.
2A I have prepared my pattern. I have marked my bias strips and they are 1 ½” (3.8cm) in width.
2B And, I have my fabric sandwiched between two pieces of paper and then pinned them together. It just makes it easier for cutting.

 

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