|Bias Binding around bib made from red homespun cotton|
Never fear, making you own is not too hard and a few minutes on Google will supply you with numerous tutorials. Here is one of our favourites as, unlike a lot of tutorials, it uses the entire piece of fabric instead of leaving you with two fairly unusable triangles at each end.
How To Make Continuous Bias/Binding Tape by Make It Modern
The link to this tutorial has been added to our Tutorials page.
Another niffty little device is the Bias Binder Foot for your sewing machine, I purchased mine here. It can be a great help and enables you to attach the bias binding to an edge in one go.
Bias binding can be used for more than just binding quilts, we have used it for binding bibs, armholes, neckholes and corsets, joining bunting flags and embellishing clothing. It can be a great was of using up a 1/2m remnant of fabric.
|Bias Binding made from chocolate and tan homespun and a Japanese fabric|
remnant. Used as embellishment on the bottom of a skirt