Definition of bias tape in English:

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bias tape

Pronunciation: /ˈbīəs ˈbīndiNG/

Entry from US English dictionary

(also bias binding)


A narrow strip of fabric cut obliquely and used to bind edges or for decoration.
Example sentences
  • Bind the edge with double-fold bias tape, foldover braid or ribbing.
  • The iron also is ideal for applying fusible bias tape before stitching it in place.
  • Finish front with bias tape, 1-1/2 inch wide grosgrain or fabric strip sewn to edges and turned into inside and stitched down creating a facing.

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Syllabification: bi·as tape

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