How to Make a Bias Binding

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It’s a Simple Process and Doesn’t Require Special Rulers!

Bias bindings are stronger than those cut on the straight grain. Plus, they’re necessary for quilts with uneven edges and curves, like round table toppers, zig zag edged runners, and quilts with rounded corners.

While cutting strips for standard binding is quick and easy, cutting bias binding is just as simple. The biggest challenge may be determining the first cut. After that it’s just as easy as cutting and sewing together straight grain binding.

How to Make a Bias Binding

In the following video Laura for Sew Very Easy demonstrates exactly how to make bias binding. She provides several options for determining that first cut along with many other helpful tips.

Give her method a try the next time you need a bias binding. We think you’ll love how simple it is.

Click here to watch the video at YouTube if it doesn’t play on your device.


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