Add Variety with the Magic of Bias
I like to work with a few tried-and-true patterns. The styles complement my wardrobe, and I know they fit when I get them made. That doesn’t mean all my clothes look the same. Variety is the spice of life, right? One of the easy ways I change up my basic woven T-shirt pattern is to use different neckline finishes, and my favorite is to use different widths of bias. With that single idea, I can make any number of necklines.
Let me give you a quick look at how different widths of bias can create a variety of looks, and then I’ll share examples of how I use this idea to add spice to my garments.
Arguably, the simplest bias neckline treatment is a narrow bias facing. It creates a smooth, tidy edge. It works with almost any fabric and can be turned to the inside, as in…
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