How to Miter the Inside Corner of a Hong Kong Finish
15. Press the seam allowances of the miter.
16. Next, turn the bias strip up and over the cut edges of the wool. Press. This photo shows the work from the back.
17. I chose to finish the Hong Kong binding with a hand running stitch--this is more flexible than a machine finish, and isn't visible from the front.
18. When sewing, just catch the wool about halfway between the folded edge and the machine sewing--the stitches stay invisible this way.
After you've finished sewing, you can trim the bias strip close to the stitching if you wish to remove more bulk.
|Here is the finished miter--clean and crisp!|
Posted on Nov 27th, 2012 in sewing, garment construction, All How-To, tips & tricks, Hong Kong binding, mitering corner