To make custom piping, use this 5/32" piping cord. Made from foam that will not mildew or rot, this piping cord is perfect for outdoor and marine applications. Cover with fabric for a perfect match to your project.
This video shows how to make your own piping cording or welting using Sunbrella Furniture Fabric and piping cord from Sailrite.
Straightening Piping Cord for Easier Sewing
When foam piping cord is stored and or shipped it develops sharp bends and curves that make it difficult to sew. A little trick is to soak the piping cord in hot water for about 15 to 30 seconds then immediately remove the cording straightening it out as it is removed from the hot water.
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