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Sewing Bee - Flat Piping

I often watch the Great British Sewing Bee and get frustrated, so much that my Husband refuses to watch it with me, I want to crawl into the telly and show them a better technique to make life easier, and the Pyjama Blouse (episode 7 series 10.) is one of those,

To take just one part, the Flat Piping, What is it? Its a fold of fabric that sticks out from a seam to give a contrast, it needs to be absolutely parallel to the garment edge to make it look crisp and neat, it gives a garment a high end look and done well will look designer not home made.

Flat piping is more decorative rather than functional so the same fabric is pointless, you need a contrast in either colour or texture (satin with a matt)

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