DIY piping

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Piping is a great way to accent your projects and it's pretty unbelievable how easy it is!  
Here's how I make it:

1.  your supplies: some cording, and some fabric, about 3 cm/1" wide and as long as you need
2.  attach your cording to the fabric...a little awkward, but just make sure you have a few stitches in there
3.  fold over the fabric and stitch as close to the cording as possible using a zipper foot.  I found that as I was stitching, it helped to feed the fabric in at an angle
4.  a few stitches at the end
5.  admire your work!

6 people left comments on: "DIY piping"

  1. Cute, polkadot piping! I never made my own piping yet, but it indeed looks so simple. Thanks for the inspiration!

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  2. Thanks, ladies! Do try it...it's so simple! I was always afraid to do piping for some reason, but now that I have...there's no turning back! ;)

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  3. I have always found that if you sew your piping stitch a little bit away from the piping then when you stitch it in place your NEW stitching is hiding the old one that really is just holding the piping together Dot

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    1. This is how I do it as well. When I attach the piping to my project I go as close to the piping as possible with no worries that any of my original piping seams will show through.

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  4. Www.creativefeet.com for a piping foot that holds and guides all sizes of piping for you so you can't mess it up. For home sewing machines

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