Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

Sewing, Cutting and Pressing on the Bias

To make a bias cut essentially means to cut the pattern piece from the fabric on a 45 degree angle to the straight grain so that the fabric will drape and contour with the shape of the body.  To put it simply – the fabric is cut on a diagonal angle rather than along a fold line.  Garments such as skirts, dresses, blouses and capes are perfect garments for sewing on the bias to achieve a beautiful drape! 

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew at SWN

What Is? Sewing Series from Made to Sew

A fantastic sewing video series from Made to Sew that answers some of those “what is..?” questions that many sewing enthusiasts share! Nine quick videos and great information for sewers of all skill levels. Visit Made to Sew!   More at SWN: Spring and Summer T-shirt Sewing Inspiration Learn to Speak Dressmaker with Evelyn Wood … [ Read More at SWN! ]