How do you sew stretch bias binding?
Unfold the stretch bias with your fingers and you will see the folding lines. With it open, position right sides together, aligning to the margins. Start from the middle and pin all the way around your item on the first crease. Sew following the crease.
Is there stretchy bias tape?
Our stretch bias binding is available in a great selection of colours. It is a fine quality european made bias. Available in 18mm and 30mm widths. Perfect for projects with stretch fabrics.
What fabric is best for bias tape?
The best fabrics for making bias tape
Lightweight silks, cotton batiste, cotton voiles, cotton quilting fabrics, shirtings, cotton chambrays all make excellent bias. But you can be a little adventurous as long as the fabric is lightweight.
Can you use hem tape on knits?
HEMMING TAPE is magical!
Stitch Witchery is great for stabilizing and fusing together knit fabric. Simply lay the tape inside the memory hem and press it. This will not only fuse it but it will also give it more stability, making sewing so much smoother and hassle free.
How do you sew stretchy fabric without puckering?
Ensure you opt for the right size of needle for your fabric. Use stitches that will hold the stretch of the fabric – the stitches need to stretch with the fabric, so they don’t pucker and break. If you must sew with a straight stitch, then hold the material taut, but don’t pull it.
What tension should I use for thin fabric?
Use size 70/10 for really thin cotton like voile, size 80/12 for light to medium weight cotton, and 90/14 for thick cotton like denim.