Wow! The angled edge will help it feed in easier. Thanks for joining the party! (but i am a sucker for red and stripes :)). Haven’t seen them separately without the machine?…….The ones you use manually, like yours? Help!! This is the flat bias trim with both edges folded in. I only used a fat quarter to start, just in case I botched it up. For example, if you are cutting 2-inch strips from 1,056 square inches of fabric, you will cut 528 inches of strips. I bought mine at Joann’s for $7.99 with a 50% off coupon. Other methods I’ve seen online involve sewing pieces of fabric together before cutting your strips….but no matter how many times I read the instructions I can’t wrap my brain around it. Dear Dana, I was going to try the 1/2 yard method, but changed my mind….ah the perks of “femaledom”!! And if you’re a real bias tape enthusiast, Simplicity sells an electronic bias tape maker!…but I’ll tell you about that next month. You need each strip to over-hang a bit and make a 90 degree angle with each other. Most likely, the majority of projects you make will require ½ to 1 yard of fabric for the bias strips. I’ve just pinned it, so that I never lose it. Determine how wide your bias tape strips must be. For this bias tape I used 1/2 yard of Heather Bailey’s Nicey Jane Wash Day Ticking in Dandelion. It is best to use a piece of fabric that is a square or nearly a square. Single fold bias tape. Especially helpful for me are the photos of the “wrongs” you post, personally I feel so many tutorials assume the reader is skilled, I like that yours speak to the beginner in all of us. * Fabrics with small prints work best since a large print won’t be very obvious on a skinny bias tape. I’m on the hunt for that red and white striped fabric you have, I love it and I need it! To do this, first mark your cutting lines … Darcie. : ) I think I also discovered this morning…that I am DEFINITELY…a “sewing nerd” as you call them. Wow, thanks so much for this amazing tutorial. Do you have any suggestions? I feel like your blog has opened my eyes to a whole other world of sewing! Fold the Selvage over to the cut edge of the fabric to create a 45 degree, or a bias cut. Thank you so much. I find that it’s easiest to cut the bias tape from 1 yard of fabric (so you have more surface area to cut longer strips of fabric). Just eyeball as best as you can (the strips end up overhanging about 1/2 inch). I’ll definitely be back to your blog! 20 yards of ironing later… the next batch of bibs will have quilters cotton fabric not flannel for the edging! Her articles have appeared on websites and for professional blogs. Press the seams open and it is ready to put into the bias tape maker. I’ll show you the 1 yard method first. * Quilt Binding is a fancy name for wide bias tape. Try it out and it will all make sense. Thank you so much. , Pingback: DIY: How to Replace Lampshade Hardware Fittings | RV Inspiration. I’ve just come back to this after a bit of a bias failure – I knew you’d set me straight! I don’t know if you realize this but, you and I have very quickly become very close friends. Or continue reading for the step-by-step photo instructions. And I don’t think I even cut it on the bias. I’m over my fear of bias tape and ready to trim my daughter’s holiday dress. This is the beauty of woven textiles. Let’s go back to that aisle in the fabric shop…. Thank you for sharing this great tutorial! Divide the square inches by the width of your fabric to determine how many inches of fabric you will need cut. What is it? This is the finished edge of the fabric, which doesn’t fray, and is often marked with the fabric designer’s name and color printing circle codes. Thank you so much for sharing! Pingback: Sew a PIPING POCKET – MADE EVERYDAY. Thanks for the tutorial, I’ve got it pinned! Bias tape comes in Single Fold or Double fold. It finishes at ½” and usually requires stitching along both edges… similar to applying ribbon. For example, a 36-inch square baby quilt will need 1 yard of bias tape on each side, plus a little extra for overlap, or perhaps 4 1/2 yards of bias tape total. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a continuous bias tape by folding squares of fabric to make long strips. When you get to a spot where two strips were sewn together, just keep pulling and ironing and you shouldn’t have any problems. Most woven fabrics (unless they have a bit of spandex blended in) have no stretch. Making your own bias tape at home from fabric is very easy and you don’t really need a bias maker to do so.. Fold your fabric to get a 45º angle like we did above and cut the edge with your scissors. Take a piece of fabric and try it out. Divide the total from Step 1 by 40 (an average fabric width) to find the number of strips you will need. I have never made bias tape but want to soon. I have used this tutorial over and over. If the fabric you will cut into bias tape is 43 inches wide and you need 648 square inches of bias tape, you would divide 648 by 43 for a total of 15.07 inches needed. Here’s another look at it. Your tutorial makes it very easy to follow…. It took a lot of searching before I finally came across your wonderful post/video on bias binding. Knowing how to sew, for me, is another way that I know how to love. Find out the width of the fabric you plan to cut into bias tape. And voila, you have a triangle! yea. Take Measurement Scale, fold 0.25 from both sides. Can I use regular bias tape with the knit fabric? No big deal. It’s often used as a trim and sewn flat just as it is, such as parallel to a hem or with decorative stitching on the top. It’s a long, continuous strip of fabric with neatly folded edges, making it ideal for finishing off hems and blankets and for adding a splash of color and contrast. If you are folding bias tape over the edge of a quilt and wish to have 1-inch of bias tape folded over each side of the quilt, you will need to cut 4-inch strips.  Stitch in the fold. Yay! I love this tutorial! And finally, fold the triangle down one more time, along the bias edge. Pingback: How to Sew a Bias Tape Surgical Face Mask with Flexible Nose | Sweet Red Poppy, Pingback: Sew a PIPING POCKET - MADE EVERYDAY. Have a nice day. Double-fold bias tape has a variety of uses, mostly as a binding over raw edges. Now you got yards of Strips, Question is How to strips into Bias tape? Just line it up with your presser foot each time. Would love to hear from you soon. And now, let’s cut bias strips. What is it used for? So keep reading to start making your own bias tape from any fabric of your stash. Let’s talk about it! I’d love to receive something like this. Of course all things can be done the old-fashioned way and you can slowly iron the fabric edges over little by little. Cut the ends of the tape that you want to join to a 45 degree angle, then join as shown above. If you will be cutting 4-inch strips, you would multiply 162 by 4 for a total of 648 square inches. I love following you! You are such an inspiration to me! Oh my goodness this was sooo easy! Thanks so much for your ever helpful info! If you have a super long cutting mat, you can start cutting bias strips now! Thanks very much for this instruction. If you’re like me, you’ve been using bias tape more often than you’ve realized! I thank you. Thanks so much for this post! Just made my first batch! It is so fantastic. Every person who sews should be shown this tutorial. Cut along that fold with a pair of scissors. I know there are thousands of sewing how-tos out there but I find yours to be the most clear with the best instructions and photographs. Sorry , Thank you, oh thank you! The one on the left is cut off in the … I have made binding for quilts for years but never did double fold. If you’d like to see more on bias tape, check out my video here: http://www.madeeveryday.com/2014/03/made-everyday-episode-how-to-make-and-understand-bias-tape.html. It was very helpfull ♥ sunny greetings from south Spain Sylvia, http://hanna-herz.blogspot.com.es/2013/03/diy-bias-tape.html. What I read about in your tutorial is double-fold bias tape according to what I have in front of me. Not only that, I wasn’t overwhelmed when I stopped and looked at the twill tape, the single fold bias tape, the double fold bias tape, the quilter’s binding… there’s so much there! Purchase at least 1/2 yard of fabric to make your bias tape. Sure. Thank you for the tutorial! Yep, single-fold bias tape is just Double-fold bias tape unfolded! I love your tutorial! For example, if you are sewing bias tape onto fabric as decoration and you wish to use 1-inch finished bias tape, you will need to cut 2-inch strips. Keep going with this method till you get to the end of your strip. The background info is behind us now. This is much easier than it appears. From half yard of fabric I made 288’’ bias tape (8 yards), 2½’’ wide, enough for binding a 70’’ square quilt. I used to sew when I was much younger so I I thought I’d give it a try again. The edge is the part that will be folded under anyway, so it doesn’t need to be pristine. Hi Dana! Here’s to learning, and ironing, the hard way! As long as you have a ruler and scissors, you can make it work. You will get about 9 yard of bias tape.-Sewing machine-Iron-Bias Tape Maker (Optional, but this tool is AWESOME! Dana, you are amazing!! LOVE IT. Looking at a rectangle of fabric, one edge is the Cut Edge (where it was cut from the big bolt at the fabric shop). ThIs is an awesome post! Some people find this part tedious but I think it comes together fairly quickly and seems easiest to me, compared to other methods. Pingback: Watermelon Potholder DIY – A Beautiful Mess, Pingback: Watermelon Potholder DIY | Bloggsom. Now, had you lined the two strips up flush with each other, without the overhang, your strips would come out looking like this: But with the overhang, the strips line up perfectly! Thank You! Thanks for this unbelievably thorough bias tape introduction and tutorial. Measure the size of your fabric in inches. They had it on sale at the craft store the other day and almost bought it… because if was on sale of course, but then realized “I have NO idea WHY I need this” maybe I’ll wait. Thank you so much for such a great and easy to follow tutorial! I am looking at some purchased single fold and double-fold bias tape. And then the options are limitless…..and so much cuter. I have added it to my favourites. Thank you a ton! What the heck does “bias” mean? Just keep pressing forward. I’m a little lost on that matter. Hi Dana, G’Day from Australia. Even though I already know how to make bias binding this article makes me want to go to my sewing room and make some with some fun fabrics and look for a project to use it on. It’s one of those simple tasks that makes you feel accomplished (like getting all the laundry in the washing machine—and eventually folding it) To make 1-inch wide double-fold bias tape, use a full yard of fabric and cut strips that are 3.75 inches wide: Pull it through the tape maker, iron it in half, and you have beautiful single-fold or double-fold bias tape. I can easily see myself with a new addiction. That may sound confusing. On another note, I am having a hard time ironing/folding the tape consistently as it comes out of the bias-tape maker and goes under the iron. c. Pin both folds or do ironing which make fabric crease, Here you go single fold is ready. So I don’t know if it has to do with the fabric I’m using, or maybe it’s my iron, but I’m trying to make bias tape out of satin I got at JoAnn’s (it says it’s 100% polyester), but it doesn’t hold the fold when I iron it – I’m not sure what to do! Prepackaged, prefolded bias tape is sold in fabric stores, but you'll need to make your own bias tape if you'd like patterned bias tape or tape matched to the exact color of your project. Round the resulting number up to the nearest whole inch. Where can I buy the the bias tape maker? This bias calculator is super easy to use and very handy, making your sewing projects a lot faster and easier. If that’s what you wanted, you’re done! You are the only site I have found that explains the method in an easy to understand way. And I’m sure I’ll forget and need to look back at. Now to create longer strips of fabric place the cut triangle up on the right, next to your fabric. Do you have suggestions on creating bias tape from poly georgette? * You can make 9 yards of 1/2 inch, double-fold bias tape from a 1/2 yard of fabric. Just wanted to say thank you so much for posting this demo. Note that the fold is actually slightly off-center, so that one side is wider than the other, by a fraction. It’s used as a trim on clothing and for home decor projects. Measure around this opening so you know exactly how wide your fabric strips need to be (2 inches for the 1-inch maker, and 3.75 for the 2-inch maker). Bias tape makes so much more sense to me now! Most fabric comes in standard widths of 35 inches, 44 inches, 48 inches, 54 inches or 60 inches. Bias tape is made of cloth cut at a diagonal angle, or on the bias, with edges folded under. Another reason: when you cut strips parallel to the grain line or selvage, the binding has a tendency to pucker and doesn’t always lay flat (I’ve tried it). Place that triangle below on the left, next to the other piece of fabric (the stripes on the fabric helps match everything up). But today, I actually knew what the stuff was. I’m wondering the same thing as Connie–do I cut off the extra portion on the bottom that isn’t part of the triangle? And how can you make your own?  To apply, open one side and place raw edge flush with the raw edge of your project. Any pointers to prevent that from happening? This is great. It can be used around arm holes and edges (yellow vest), as a waistband and around leg holes (the perfect diaper cover). Very helpful. You will see that it really does not take that much fabric. Okay, still with me? Multiply the total inches of bias strips needed by the width of the strips to determine the total square inches of fabric you will need. Step 1 : [ I will show most of the steps with this white fabric because it photographs better than the navy ] Make sure the edges of your fat quarter are squared off. * Single fold is flat, with single edges folded over. Sew the 3 pieces together in those two spots, iron the seams, and now you have one long piece of fabric to cut your bias strips from. The widest maker available in most shops is a 1-inch. As soon as I get a chance I will be doing this using your tutorial!! Typically, the edge of your presser foot is a 1/4 inch allowance, which makes it even easier! It’s so much more fun to sew up a project with a stash of unique trims on-hand. Dana do you have a video of making outdoor cushions for my patio? Fabric is measured in standard fractions of eighths, quarters, thirds and halves, so 16 inches is 0.44 yards. Thanks so much for the tutorial though…I”m a smart enough lady but sometimes my brain gets all in knots trying to work through all of this! However, I have a question. Now we’ll sew all the strips together. Pingback: Best Bias-Tape Method | 7 Pine Design. And SO easy ! This is the most well-written tutorial I have ever read. If my method is odd to you, check out these other tutorials on Whipstitch and Prudent Baby. using your tutorial I was able to understand and make my own bias tape! The other edge is the Selvage (or Selvedge in British English). I will use this for so many projects. With a few tools and an iron, a 1/2 yard of fabric is transformed into 9 yards of double-fold bias tape! Calculate how many yards of bias tape you will need. We need a half yard of a 40" wide usable WOF to make the needed continuous bias binding. Thanks. In the left column, "Cut Width of Binding Strips, find 1⅞". For example, less than 1 yard is needed to create 300″ of 4″ wide bias. If there is a better done tutorial, on any topic, anywhere on the planet, I’d be surprised. http://missouriquiltco.com - Jenny shows us how to make 200 inches of continuous binding from a half yard of fabric using the amazing Bias Ruler. I don’t have a bias tape maker.. so I pin a large diaper pin to my ironing brd & run the fabric through it.. Hi Dana! Seriously this was totally fun to me!! If you want to try this technique, here is what you need: Half yard of quilt weight fabric … And the bias cuts a diagonal line in the middle of that, creating a bias grain! My purchased single fold tape is a strip folded in half with very narrow folded under edges just so you don’t have raw edges. Sure that would work fine. Gather your fabrics. Stick the end of the long fabric strip into your bias tape maker. I just finished making bias tape for the first time using your tutorial. Enjoy! You will get the bundled wireless keyboard and mouse which will give you great typing experience. Goodness. If you’re having a hard time getting it out the other end, use a seam ripper or other small object to stick down inside the maker and pull it along. * You can make 9 yards of 1/2 inch, double-fold bias tape from a 1/2 yard of fabric. Gosh. Inside all those pretty packages are some interesting trims: * Bias tape usually comes in solid colors of polyester/cotton blended fabric, is 3 yards in length and varies in width and use. If there’s any excess fabric that’s not wide enough to be a strip, just trim it off before you start cutting strips (like the photo below): And now you’re ready to cut….2-inch wide strips: Sew the strips together at the ends, feed them through the bias tape maker, iron, and you’re done again! (3) Then divide the squares inches by the desired width of the bias strip. And now that we know what it looks like….what is it? Now don’t worry if your strips don’t line up exactly every time. You’ve made it to the end of the tape. Now to attempt to use it! Step 1: Cutting Your Bias Strips Bias tape is cut “on the bias” meaning diagonal to the selvedges of the fabric. Just follow this tutorial here: http://www.madeeveryday.com/2008/07/technique-understanding-bias-and-making-bias-tape.html. ; ) Today you taught me how to make my own bias tape. Thank-you soo much. I’m planning to make the racer shorts in knit fabric this weekend. Thank you! It almost becomes a different design. Three for me, ha, and two, for my little sisters who live across the country. Well, if you’ve tried to ease woven fabric around a curve or created a casing around an armhole, you know that it’s hard to do. I also MUST get the bias tape maker. // Leaf Group Lifestyle, Fiber Images: How-To Make Yards and Yards of Bias Tape, Oregon Coastal Quilters Guild: Instructions for Creating Continuous Bias Tape. And I live in the hot city of Austin, TX with my husband Casey and our 3 kids. thanks for the tutorial will give it a trial. DESIGN BY OCTOBER INK | DEV BY GEMMA HAYLETT | WEB HOSTING BY RFE Hosting. Hence Remaining main width would be 0.50 Inch. But if you haven’t discovered already, it’s also very easy to make you own. I love all the little things you showede. Thank you for this bias tape tutorial – it helped me make white bias tape to use in my colorful bunging! Thanks so much for this! Multiply the yardage by 36 to determine how many inches of bias tape strips to cut. I am going to pin it for my future reference. I usually use a fat quarter of fabric, and from that I can get 4 yards of 1/2″ double fold tape or 8 yards of 1/2″ single fold. This will allow you to cut more of the fabric at once on a smaller cutting mat. Excellent! So, my question is, am I looking at these the wrong way? Just like the single fold above, but this bias trim finishes at 1″. There is so much more to sewing/being creative then just being skillful in something. Hi Caitlin, It’s harder to press Polyester than cotton. This will take a while, so listen to good music or turn on a show in the background. Your tutorial SO useful. It is sometimes made from polyester satin and ranges from 1 to 2 inches wide. Mary, Thanks for such a great tutorial on bias making, i’ve done this before but I love that you’ve shown clear pictures of the process. So let’s talk about how to make your own.  Top stitch the long side down, close to folded edge. To get 300 inches of 3″ bias binding from a piece of fabric that is 43″ wide: (300 x 3) ÷ 43 = 20.9 inches (round up to 21) 21 inches/36 = 0.588 yards (round up to 5/8 of a yard) So you need 5/8 of a piece of fabric that is 43″ (wof) wide. I’m such a beginner but can’t wait to tackle this project one day! Round the inches needed to be cut up to the nearest basic fraction of a yard. Thank You! We’ll show you the simple, shortcut method and the proper, never-fail method. My. I see EVERYTHING and think ‘bias tape’ now! Now that you know how to make your own bias tape without a bias maker and how to create miles of continuous bias binding it’s time to learn how to calculate how much fabric you need to make a certain amount of bias tape and also how much bias binding your fabric will make. Once your strips are all sewn together it’s time to for the folding fun. Awesome tutorial! First we will cut, then we will iron. Right?? No more! Take two strips of fabric that have edges angled in the same direction and put the right sides of the fabric together. Calculate the area of your fabric by multiplying the length by the width. For example, if you need 4 1/2 yards of bias tape, multiply 4 1/2 by 36 inches to get 162 inches. Does anyone have any hints? Bias tape on the other hand is a thin band of material which is cut “on the bias.” A bias simply means an angle of 45 degrees across the fabric. Cut out strips of fabric for your bias tape. 1296 inches divided by 2 inches (the desired width of the bias) = 648 inches Step 3. ; ) Every time I finish something new, I can’t even explain the rush of excitement I feel for having made something original, something that is my very own and one-of-a-kind. making bias tape with knits is a bit annoying. You just have to keep playing with it, trying to get it to fold in. It came out great, and so much more fun than the solid store-bought stuff. Thank you for bringing a smile to my face today, for all of your beautiful inspiration and for filling me up with such a sweet thirst for creativity. If you need a solid colored bias tape, the store bought stuff is convenient. Once your strips are all sewn together it’s time to for the folding fun. Thank you:), Dana, your tutorial is absolutely AWESOME!!! Strips are cut 1⅞" wide. How much in yardage does the 1 inch double fold bias tape yield from one yard of fabric? Hi Dana, Is linen as appropriate fabric to make biased binding out of?? and am making the bias tape for the first time with the little gadget you have. Thank you so much for this detailed tutorial and the wonderful photos. Just snip off those fabric edges and you’re set! I don’t have any good tips other than, keep working at it! Bias Tape. 648 inches divided by 36 inches = 18 yards So, if a 36 inch square will give you 18 yards of 2 inch wide bias, you will need an extra yard of fabric to make the half inch bias binding for 8 placemats. But if I start with a 10″ x 10″ (25 cm x 25 cm) square, I’d end up with about 95″ of 1-inch wide (240 cm of 2.5-cm wide) bias tape. OK, THIS IS ADDICTIVE ! haha Thanks! If you're planning to make bias tape from fabric you already own, you can determine how much bias tape you can make. Hem tape is a way of hemming your clothes without the use of needles and threads. It’s a classic combo and yet so hard to find surprisingly haha. When you’re done, Tuck the end under and it will stay put. Start by folding your fabric on the bias – this is the same method I was taught to make a square out of a rectangular piece of paper. Those two pieces will be sewn together. Iron all the way to the end of the strip and you’re done! I have just found your website looking for a way to make my own bias binding. Hi Dana, This has to be the BEST tutorial on bias tape I have ever read…you helped me to understand this “abyss” in such a way that I am now on board with it…you are awesome! Bias Binding Calculations: Bias strips are cut on the diagonal from a square or rectangular piece of fabric (see diagrams to the right). Thank you so much. No fun. She earned a Master of Arts in International Studies from the University of Washington. Then, with your iron on the proper setting for your fabric type, iron down the folded fabric that comes out of the maker. Will it shrink if i don’t wash it? Thank you! So, a 1-inch wide bias tape maker actually makes 1/2 inch wide double-fold bias tape. Not to mentuon that laptops with com port have powerful processors and they provide pretty much everything a desktop computer can offer. I love to sew, make, and share. Very thorough tutorial with steps and “how to” complete task! It’a the best one I’ve ever seen. Thank you so much for your awesome tutorials, Dana!! I unplugged my iron with a vengeance today out of such frustration. If the folds meet in the middle exactly when you make the first fold, they will scrunch up when you try to do the second fold. Thank you for such an informative website page. I would use your highest heat setting and press the iron on the fabric for slightly longer. I used to have an attitude about bias tape, since I only ever saw 30 year old stuff at thrift stores. Pls I have a question based on the bias making, I don’t have the bias tape maker, rotary cutter, quilting ruler & cutting mat, can I make a bias without these tools? Online I found the 2-inch wide maker. b. Tidwell is a certified usability analyst, an experienced technical writer and a published short story author. I usually don’t bother to calculate how much bias tape I need – if I didn’t make enough, I can make more. 7. So what’s so great about the bias? For example, your 44-inch wide fabric may have only 43 usable inches of width. Pull the fabric through the bias tape make, pressing as you go. However, if you try to tug and stretch a piece of woven fabric along the bias, the fabric will give a little bit. Your process has made things a lot easier for me and I’m enjoying making bias much more now!! Your energy and positive attitude assisted me in determining “I can do this!” Then I watched I used video to work step by step to help myself sew! There are many ways to cut and sew bias tape. It can be purchased at any sewing store. I cannot find any information on how to join together single or double fold packages of wrights bias tape to make a longer piece of binding. Round 15.07 up to 16 inches. This is so helpful. Made my first “batch” of bias tape with no problem. Such a creative, innovative idea, I will never buy store bought tape again! The video was brilliant too. I was so confused abt the the 1/2 inch double fold bias tape.. And the 1/2 inch single fold.. At which part is the width 1/2 inch, opened up or when double folded?! This is awesome! However, I think bias tape made from knit fabric would probably look nicer and feel softer. Now fold the bottom half of the fabric to create another bias edge and cut it with your scissors. hhhhhhhhhhhhhhiiiiiiiii this was great i loved all the pictures i didn’t even have to read the writing GOOD WORK!!! 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