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A narrow strip of fabric cut obliquely and used to bind edges or for decoration.
- ‘Bias tape may be purchased or you may make it yourself to match your garment.’
- ‘The iron also is ideal for applying fusible bias tape before stitching it in place.’
- ‘Finish front with bias tape, 1-1/2 inch wide grosgrain or fabric strip sewn to edges and turned into inside and stitched down creating a facing.’
- ‘Bind the edge with double-fold bias tape, foldover braid or ribbing.’
- ‘I've repaired one or two using bias tape as a ‘patch.’’
bias tape/ˈbīəs ˈbīndiNG/
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