biais

English translation: bias edging

19:47 Apr 20, 2005
French to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Textiles / Clothing / Fashion
French term or phrase: biais
2 faces tissu, finition biais, 1 motif patte, garnissage mousse de polyéther

Description of a doggy basket (I kid you not!).
Amanda Grey
France
Local time: 13:01
English translation:bias edging
Explanation:
Believe this or not...ha ha..

Meaning: bias edging means that the material looks pretty and fits snugly Around Something..so there are no little tucks in the material.. if you have ever tried to put an edge...a French seam for example..[:)] around something that is not straight, it comes out all icky if you don't cut the edging fabric on the bias...ho hum..seem to remember my sewing.....

Tricky wicky.....:)

How about that 1 motif patte? Funny, huh?

definition of biais in sewing, bias in English

... natural blue with a matching apron with adjustable waist tie and bias edging. ... neck and simple sleeveless design with bias edging and back closure. ...
www.montcler.com/Outfits/dress/ Montcler-pvc-dresses-and-vinyl-apron-outfits.htm - 65k - Cached - Similar pages


Montcler Classics - PVC Outfits - Skirt & Apron combinations


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Note added at 8 mins (2005-04-20 19:56:07 GMT)
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I guess you could also say: bias trimming

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Note added at 9 mins (2005-04-20 19:57:30 GMT)
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here\'s the definition...

... ***Finition biais ( diagonale d\'un tissu par rapport à ses deux trois-fils)*****.
Parasol Ø 240/10 ROME. Parasol Ø 240/10 ROME.Ø du mât 32MM. ...
www.castorama.fr/rayon/categorie/sous-categorie/ produits/castoja0107_casto601461_pied_de_parasol_pliable.html - 28k - Cached - Similar pages


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Note added at 29 mins (2005-04-20 20:16:58 GMT)
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the other oneL Covered foam bias edging, coffee coloured
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bias edging


Explanation:
Believe this or not...ha ha..

Meaning: bias edging means that the material looks pretty and fits snugly Around Something..so there are no little tucks in the material.. if you have ever tried to put an edge...a French seam for example..[:)] around something that is not straight, it comes out all icky if you don't cut the edging fabric on the bias...ho hum..seem to remember my sewing.....

Tricky wicky.....:)

How about that 1 motif patte? Funny, huh?

definition of biais in sewing, bias in English

... natural blue with a matching apron with adjustable waist tie and bias edging. ... neck and simple sleeveless design with bias edging and back closure. ...
www.montcler.com/Outfits/dress/ Montcler-pvc-dresses-and-vinyl-apron-outfits.htm - 65k - Cached - Similar pages


Montcler Classics - PVC Outfits - Skirt & Apron combinations


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Note added at 8 mins (2005-04-20 19:56:07 GMT)
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I guess you could also say: bias trimming

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Note added at 9 mins (2005-04-20 19:57:30 GMT)
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here\'s the definition...

... ***Finition biais ( diagonale d\'un tissu par rapport à ses deux trois-fils)*****.
Parasol Ø 240/10 ROME. Parasol Ø 240/10 ROME.Ø du mât 32MM. ...
www.castorama.fr/rayon/categorie/sous-categorie/ produits/castoja0107_casto601461_pied_de_parasol_pliable.html - 28k - Cached - Similar pages


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Note added at 29 mins (2005-04-20 20:16:58 GMT)
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the other oneL Covered foam bias edging, coffee coloured

Jane Lamb-Ruiz (X)
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 63
Grading comment
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Enza Longo: or bias piping - many options
4 mins
  -> ah yes but piping stick up...used in furniture right? not sure that piping is finition...piping is a cloth chord covered with material,r ight?

agree  Patrice
5 mins

agree  Dr Sue Levy (X): I think not piping - that's a folded piece of fabric that sticks out from a seam - may or may not contain a cord//makes a tube - can be filled or empty :-)
11 mins
  -> Now wait a minute there Sue..piping is round, right? How can you have piping without a "pipe".....oh yeah...I see....right you are!

agree  Aisha Maniar: bias edging, not piping
12 mins

agree  Ghyslaine LE NAGARD: for sure "bias edging" NOT piping
31 mins

agree  emiledgar: or bias cut
7 hrs

agree  Gayle Wallimann: Yes, bias edging, or finishing. Ready to use bias tape, or make your own with a nifty little bias tape making gadget.
1 day 11 hrs

agree  roneill
4 days
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