~How to use the Piping Wizard by Linda McGehee~
Making piping and inserting it into a project steps up the snazzy game 1000%! I’ve always loved inserting piping but when there is that little gap between my piping fabric and the cording inside, I think it really makes the project appear homemade and not handmade. Let’s take a look at the Piping Wizard by Linda McGehee and see how this little ruler can make our piping look professional.
Who invented the Piping Wizard?
The Piping Wizard was created by Linda McGehee. She is a fabric designer, an author, pattern designer, notion inventor and a fellow Craftsy Instructor. Check out her Craftsy class below. You can also read more about Linda on her about us page.
How do you use the Piping Wizard?
- Chose the size of your cording
- Wrap the cording with fabric (I cut a 2″ wide strip)
- Use a piping foot, not a cording foot! Wrap the fabric around the cording and sew with a straight stitch
- On the ruler choose the seam allowance you want (1/4″ or 1/2″) and place the piping/cording under the grove
- With a sharp rotary cutter, cut along the Pipping Wizard edge and cut
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