How to turn bias tape into piping

This tutorial shows you how to make piping from bias tape and cording. Why would you do this? Well in the instance of this tutorial, I wanted piping but didn’t have time to trek to the store. I happened to have some bias tape that matched and also some piping cording. But there are also many instances where notions stores don’t stock piping in all of the colors that they have bias tape in, so I use the bias tape to make the piping I want. To learn how to make piping from scratch using a fabric of your choice,…

Pillow trims

Pillows are a great way to spruce up your home. They add a warm, inviting touch and a comforting place to rest. But, boy, can they be expensive to buy. As sewers, we  are lucky enough to make our own decor items, and we can make them just how we want them. Pillows can be incredibly basic, or they can use pieced fabric design and fancy trims. This tutorial discusses adding rope lip cord and piping as trims to your pillows.