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Date: 11/12/13 3:49 PM

I want to add a 10 inch knit boarder to a knit dress I am making , should I cut it on the bias even though it is a knit, I know someone added one to a pattern just can not remember who or what the pattern was.

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Date: 11/18/13 10:44 PM

Is the border on the hem?

I would think the knit fabric does not need to be cut on the bias.

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Date: 11/18/13 11:14 PM

Knit fabric shouldn't be cut on the bias. You want it to stretch the same way as the rest of the dress.

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