Quilting Terminology – Bias


Hi, it’s Jenny, from the Missouri Star Quilt Company!

Have you ever wondered what bias means?

True bias is defined as the direction at a forty-five degree angle to the straight of grain, but in quilting we refer to any cut that doesn’t run along the straight of grain as a bias cut. So, when your pattern call for you to cut something on the bias, now you know!

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  • spoore

    what is peak and valley of a square,