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Date: 7/26/13 8:34 AM

I wrote up a piping tutorial, thought I'd share here!

How to Make & Apply Piping

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Date: 7/26/13 8:53 AM

Thanks for the tutorial, but there is no reason to go to the other site. Just snip the excess cording so they abut.

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Date: 7/26/13 3:17 PM

Wonderful tutorial! Your Dottie bag caught my eye and I bought your pattern on Craftsy!

I would add that for all of you who do alot of piping, the Piping Magic Tool is a little known but oh, so wonderful aid.

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Date: 8/1/13 8:42 AM

Here is a nice video by Sailrite that shows how to attach piping to a throw pillow:

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Date: 8/14/13 3:53 PM

I think I need that tool!!!

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Date: 8/14/13 3:54 PM

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Thanks for the tutorial, but there is no reason to go to the other site. Just snip the excess cording so they abut.

?? Sorry, I don't understand!
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Date: 8/14/13 5:59 PM

I'm just cruising PR and saw you tutorial. I don't use piping a lot but always have trouble when joining bias strips. Yours is the first clear and easily understood illustration that works for me. Thank you bunches! I have 9 more pillows to make and hopefully will return to my project in 2 weeks when the dust settles. It has just been made easier and I appreciate that so much!

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