Do you need a special foot to sew piping?

What is the difference between welting and piping?

Piping (Also Single Welting): Piping usually refers to garment sewing whereas welting refers to home decor. Piping Cord is made of cotton or polyester, as opposed to tissue Welt Cord.

What is a piping foot?

The piping foot (sometimes mistakenly referred to as the cording foot) is designed with two grooves on the underside and will hold and cover the cord when making piping tape. It can also be used for attaching piping.

What is braiding foot used for?

Couch or stitch braid or cord for decorative embellishment. Stabilize as needed. Straight stitch, length 2.5 or Zigzag stitch, length 2 to 4, width wide enough to go over braid or cord (or use decorative stitch).

What size piping is best for cushions?

To make the cushion we need a continuous length of piping 5cm longer than the perimeter of the cushion pad . eg: A 46cmx46cm cushion pad requires a length of piping 189cm long. You will need a a strip of fabric 5cm wide and the length of the piping cord (it may need joins).

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