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Elphelba
« on: March 25, 2007 05:03:49 PM »

I'm making a fitted shirt with light weight twill. I want to make some piping to accent the panels of the shirt. I know piping needs to be on the bias, but if I'm using a mildly stretchy fabric (stretch twill) does this rule still apply?

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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2007 05:48:19 PM »

Piping doesn't nessesarily need to be bias.  If the seams you are inserting it in are fairly straight you can use staight fabric.  You only really need bias when you are going around curves.  So I think you should be fine.
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