Learning to Sew Part 6: How to Add Piping

Item # X-HT-200622

Welcome to the Learning to Sew Series! We invite you to sew through this 7-part video series with us and learn some basic sewing techniques. Made with the beginner in mind, these videos will walk you through all the fundamentals from how to set up your machine to sewing basic stitches. At the end, we’ll put all the skills together and sew a pillow with a zipper!

Sailrite's Learning to Sew Series

In this sixth installment of the Learning to Sew Series we’re going to learn how to install piping. Piping adds a crisp, finished look to the edges of pillows and cushions. If you’re just joining the series, be sure to start at the beginning (200627XHT) to get all caught up!

In this video you will learn:

  • Where to Start Installing the Piping
  • Where to Place the Stitches
  • How to Sew Piping Around Corners
  • How to Join Piping Ends

We use a prefabricated piping in this video, but you can also make piping yourself for a perfect match to your fabric. Learn how in our How to Make Bias Piping post (200665XHT).

Now you're ready to put all the skills you learned together in the Learning to Sew Series Finale, Part 7: How to Sew a Pillow (200621XHT).