Watch and Learn Grasshopper - Origami Raglan Sleeves Tutorial
Almost everyone who’ve read my post about the Red Dress I made using Burda Style’s 08/2012 no. 121 pattern, were very interested in how I made the origami sleeves and added it to the original dress pattern.
As said before in my related post, I was inspired by Straight Grain’s project she made for her adorable daughter. She provides a great tutorial about it in her blog. But let me share with you how I interpreted the technique and adopted it into a commercial pattern.
So here we go:
Watch and Learn Grasshopper - How to make piping outfits
I woke up this morning thinking that it is a fine day to write about how to make piping at home!
So, what t is a piped bias one may ask… Hmm, think about the boring pillow and cushion covers… Not a very inspiring example isn’t it? :P
Well, let me tell you, by using the right combinations it becomes a very cool sewing technique that turns an ordinary pattern into a chic outfit. And the good part is… it’s quite easy to do!
Some examples of piped bias / piping dresses: