I love using bias tape. It has so many uses, but I especially like to use it to finish edges and for creating bows to match the fabric of the particular garment I'm sewing. Store bought bias tape is a bit, well, stiff, and although I do use it from time to time, I've been avoiding it lately.
There are super handy bias tape makers (I've got one on it's way to me in the mail), but if you don't have one, here's an easy way to make your own:
And here are some examples of how it's been used it in some recent projects.