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Video: All-in-One Piping and Facing

Nov 02, 2008

Gary Junken

with Sally Silvers

For a neat, decorative edge finish, Sally Silvers, Los Angeles interior designer, teacher and author, suggests a technique that converts the piping flange to a self-finished facing, thereby eliminating the need for a separate facing or a lining.

In this video, Sally demonstrates two methods, one thick and one thin, for constructing this all-in-one finish.

For more details, read Sally’s article, “An All-in-One Finish,” in the December 2002/January 2003 issue of Threads (#104).

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  1. mjz February 29th

    Piping has been nudging its way into my garment planning recently. Excellent tutorials; they'll help my confidence.

  2. abcameo February 29th

    This technique video is much appreciated.

  3. User avater Scheri April 12th

    Great instructions. Thank you.

  4. barbz38 April 2nd

    love this video. i will be doing some practice. thanks.

  5. User avater Herony March 3rd

    Really impressed! Thank you for sharing your knowledge and making sewing-life easier. God bless!

  6. User avater SewingForKids January 12th

    Good information. I got a little motion-sick from the camera, but enjoyed the content.

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