(also bias binding)
A narrow strip of fabric cut obliquely and used to bind edges or for decoration.
- 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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