Question: How To Sew Corded Trim On A Pillow?

How To Make A Pillow With Cording

I’ve shown you how to use cording as an embellishment for pillows and window treatments, and today I’ll show you how to make a pillow with cording, step by step. For more pillow ideas, tips, and tricks, visit our popular How To Make Pillows page.


Figure out how much cording you’ll need by adding up the measurements of all four sides of the pillow form and adding 5u2033 for extra that will be needed for joining the cording together. Pin and sew the front and back sides together, right sides together. Clip the cording seam allowance at the corners, and eas the cording seam allowance.

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How do you sew cording without a lip?

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  1. Wrap a strip of tape around the cording where you’re going to cut it.
  2. Cut the cording tightly against the strip of tape so the cut piece’s end is wrapped in tape.
  3. Coat the taped end of the cording generously with seam sealant or white craft glue.

What foot do I use to sew piping?

Most sewing machines come with a zipper foot that can be used to add piping, so you won’t need any additional feet. However, if you’re willing to spend a few dollars, you can get a piping foot (shown on the right) that makes adding piping a breeze.

How do you attach piping to upholstery?

Piping for Dining Room Chairs: A Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Cut fabric to size, leaving 1-2 inches of overlap at the edge.
  2. Staple gun top and bottom in center, stretching taut to hold fabric in place.
  3. Staple from center to left across the top, stopping 2-3 inches from corner.
  4. Repeat these steps on both sides of your chair pad.
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Is a cording foot the same as a piping foot?

By the way, piping and cording are essentially the same at the beginning: cording is sewn inside out and turned, whereas piping is sewn right side out and the seam allowance is inserted into another seam, all with the same type of foot.

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