An Easy Way to Turn Bias Cording Right Side Out
When you cover cording yourself you have all of the possibilities using the same matching fabric offers. You can use your cording for skinny shoulder straps, braid multiple strands for belting, knot buttons, couch embellishments and more. But turning a covered cord to the right side can be a struggle. I have found an easy way to turn the fabric–it depends on the cording you used inside.
1. Cut a bias strip of fabric the finished cording length. Sew strips together as needed to get the length you need.
2. Cut the strip wide enough to wrap the cord, plus ¾ inch for a seam allowance.
3. The cord…and here is the secret…is rayon “rat tail”. The satin surface lets the fabric slide over the cord easily. Rat tail is easily found in the notions departments of fabric and craft stores. It doesn’t have to be a matching color because it won’t show with…
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