bias tape


Definition of bias tape

: a narrow strip of cloth cut on the bias, folded, and used for finishing or decorating clothing

Examples of bias tape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But for those who like to create their own costumes, the shop offers hard-to-find supplies such as bone casing, grommets and bias tape for purchase. Rosemary Akpan, Chron, 8 Oct. 2021 Those poles were threaded through plastic tubing and fastened with a ton of bias tape. Andrea Reeves,, 30 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of bias tape

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of bias tape was in 1882

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“Bias tape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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