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Cords and piping for handwoven clothing. How to make cord and then turn cord into piping.
HANDWOVEN Sep-Oct 1997 (v.18#4) pg. 56

Bias bindings, piping and tubes as edging and embellishment for handwoven garments.
HANDWOVEN Nov-Dec 1997 (v.18#5) pg. 68

Crocheted silk cords. Step-by-step instructions for crocheting an oval cord.
SPIN-OFF Winter 1999 (v.23#4) pg. 74

How to make cords from fabric for loop and button closures.
THREADS #30 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 10

Tip on a lashing method to bind covered cording and finish off tassels.
THREADS #31 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 14

A fast, easy way to make seamless piping.
THREADS #31 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 16

How to make tie closures for a shirt, jacket or vest.
THREADS #53 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 18

Piping, the basics and beyond. Describes covering filler cord to make piping, the basics of stitching piping, and how to achieve several piping variations.
THREADS #56 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 40

Design with knitted cord. How to create complex-looking textures such as faux cables by applying the cord. Includes knitting instructions for I-cord and for tube stitch. Diagrams show how to sew cord in place and how to knit an I-cord border and garment together.
THREADS #59 Jun-Jul 1995 pg. 44

Winding welts around a curve. The secrets of shaped pocket openings.
THREADS #62 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 44

A technique for creating a delicate, polished-looking piped edge.
THREADS #69 Feb-Mar 1997 pg. 14

Precision piping. The anatomy of a piped edge and step-by-step details of the process.
THREADS #72 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 44

No more wobbly welts. Techniques for creating a welt pocket or bound buttonhole.
THREADS #72 Aug-Sep 1997 pg. 62
Added Info THREADS #75 Feb-Mar 1998 pg. 12

How to create faux piping along an edge without installing regular piping.
THREADS #75 Feb-Mar 1998 pg. 18

Cording as trims. How to use it to make ties, for button loops, to attach buttons and as trims. Step-by-step instructions for covering a cord with a bias strip of fabric.
THREADS #76 Apr-May 1998 pg. 30