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Bias

The bias of a piece of fabric is any diagonal across the fabric. The true bias is the diagonal that is at a 45 degree angle to the selvage. Read more

Bias Applique

Bias applique is usually used when making leaf stems or vines.  Any long thin curved appliqueed line can be made from bias strips. The vines in the Read more

Bias Bars

Bias bars are used to make bias applique.  These bars are often made from metal or a heat tolerant plastic. These are plastic bias bars. A metal bias Read more
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