Tip & Trick: Continuous bias strip

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
110″14″16″18″
220″19″23″26″
340″23″28″32″
480″28″33″37″
Step 2

2. Place the right sides of the straight-of-grain edges together and pin in place.

Step 3

3. Stitch together with 1/4″ seam allowance.

Step 4

4. Press seams open.

Step 5

5. Draw the seamline you chose, 1 1/2″, 2″ or 2 1/2″, on the short diagonal side.

Step 6

6. Draw 1/4″ seam allowance on the long edges.

Step 7

7. Bring the short edges together matching up the lines you just drew offsetting them by one row.

Step 8

8. With right sides together pin along the 1/4″ seam allowance.

Step 9

9. Sew seam together and press open.

Step 10

10. Cut along the continuous line to create your bias strip.

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