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  • Bias Binding

    This method of binding is best for quilts with curved edges since it uses strips that are cut along the bias (diagonally across the fabric), and are therefore stretchier. To join the strips of fabric, lay one strip on top of the other at a right angle, with right sides facing, and stitch across the diagonal...
    Posted to Glossary by pippapatchwork on 27 Oct 2009
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  • Weft

    Also known as the crosswise grain, this is the thread that runs perpendicular to the selvedge of the fabric. The weft and the warp are straight grains (as opposed to the bias) so cutting along these grains will result in fabric pieces that don’t stretch.
    Posted to Glossary by pippapatchwork on 27 Oct 2009
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