I obsessively match my stripes at seams, but until I read this post by Palak at Make It Handmade, I hadn’t considered matching my stripes when I make bias tape. But of course, it makes sense that you’d also want to match stripes when piecing together striped fabric for bias tape. That way you get the look of continuous stripes instead of being all patchy. If the thought of matching stripes on bias tape sounds difficult, check out her post. She shows how to do it without fuss.
[photo from Make It Handmade]
By Anne Weaver