Bias Tape Demystified
An in-person class with Sonya Philip
Mar 5, 9:00am-12:00pm
Make bias tape without stress! Easy step-by-step instructions for understanding this “tricky” but oh-so-rewarding finishing technique.
Does bias tape make you break into cold sweat? Discover what you need for success and how to easily apply it to your sewing projects. In this class you’ll learn how to make your own bias tape — from fabric of your choosing — and use it as a contrasting edging on a pair of pockets.
Special skills or knowledge needed to take this class
While this is a beginning sewing class, some previous experience using a sewing machine is necessary.
• 2–3 fat quarters and 0.5 yard of fabric for bias tape, mid-weight cotton, such as quilting cotton or lightweight cotton lawn
• Matching thread
• Sewing Basics: Needles, Thread, Sharp scissors, Notebook, Pen or pencil with eraser, Tape measure, Seam ripper, Pins
• Sewing machine. Bring your own OR a limited number are available to rent from Sonya for in-class use for $15. You must reserve the machine in advance. Follow the link in your order receipt to reserve your machine.
Limited pre-class work required.