Before & After: 4 Bias Tape Upgrades

Make this the Summer of the Homemade Upgrade. Armed with your own arsenal of bias tape, you'll be able to add a personal touch to many ordinary items. We'll show you how to make your own bias tape, then help you add it to towels, jean shorts, flip flops, and pillows.

Before & After: 4 Bias Tape Upgrades
(Beth Huntington)

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Bias tape is super pliable, versatile, and easy to make. After reading this tutorial, you'll never want to buy bias tape from the fabric store again.

There's no limit on the fun you can have with homemade bias tape.
Beth Huntington
Learn How to Make Your Own Bias Tape

Breathe new life into worn-out bath towels with the colorful addition of your favorite bias tape along the edges.

These towels look new thanks to bias tape trim.
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Learn How to Freshen Up an Old Towel

Don't throw away your stained or ripped jeans! They can be resurrected and completely transformed into adorable summer shorts with a bias tape trim.

Upcycled jean shorts are perfect for the warm temperatures.
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Learn How to Update Summer Shorts

Whether you've broken a pair of flip flops or you just want to make yours more unique, adding bias tape will give them a one-of-a-kind look.

Never throw away a pair of flip flops again thanks to bias tape straps.
Beth Huntington
Learn How to Spruce Up Flip Flops

Want to give furniture a summery look? Don't bust your budget at the store--recover your pillows instead. Bias tape corded piping completes the look.

Your pillows can get a new look every year with bias tape cording.
Beth Huntington
Learn How to Recover an Old Pillow
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