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A quick and simple way to make a continuous bias strip for any project!

Step 1
  1. Cut a square large enough to make your bias strip. Cut the square in half diagonally.
Length Required1 1/2″ Wide2″ Wide2 1/2″ Wide
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Celebrate I love yarn day with us! Our large selection of yarn from the Spindle Collection has something for everyone. From Dishcloth yarn to chunky yarn you can knit or crochet anything you desire. Find free patterns on the back of the packaging of many of our yarns also!

Sock yarn

Sock Collection - Yarn
Left to Right: Fuschia, Celebration, Blue, Wine, Autumn Forest, Purple, Monochrome, Black. Not Pictured: Ivory, Midnight, Coral Reef, Beach Getaway.
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  • Pin your selvedges together matching stripes. This will ensure that your stripes will match all the way across the fabric and on both sides.
  • Place your pattern pieces on the fabric matching seam lines along the same stripe. Pin in place.
  • Do not cut pieces on the fold. Instead, trace your pattern piece and flip it and trace the other side. Again make sure your seams are along the same stripe.

Don't let sewing with stripes intimidate you! It's not as hard as it looks and with these simple tips you will look like a pro.

Posted by Fabricland Midwest/Pacific on Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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