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30-Minutes with Workroom Tech: Episode Seventeen / Shaped Banding

In Episode Seventeen of The Sew Much More Podcast: 30-Minutes with Workroom Tech, Ceil DiGuglielmo and Susan Woodcock discuss Shaped Banding. (Air date June 12, 2019).

You can listen to this episode here: 30-Minutes with Workroom Tech: Shaped Banding

In episode sixteen of the podcast, Ceil and Susan talked about making and applying fabric banding that was straight, or turned at a right angle. There wasn't enough time to discuss shaped banding so in this discussion you will learn how to add banding around shapes and curves.

Adding banding is such a custom touch – whether it’s straight or shaped… but a shaped banding really is something special. In this episode learn how to make edge banding, and inset banding that follows a shape or design.

Edge Banding

An edge banding or binding wraps from the front to the back.

For a shaped edge that’s straight – like a stair step with right angles – you can cut the banding pieces straight of grain. But if the banding needs to ease around curves then you will want cut on the bias. The example below shows a banding that finishes the edge around corners, and curves.