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How to sew a double welt cord for upholstery
Double welting is a perfect finishing touch for reupholstering projects. If you have a sewing machine, it takes no time to make and apply.

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  • How to sew . How to do Double Welting for Upholstery - Step 1
    Step 1

    First, you'll need to make one continuous strip of fabric by sewing together pieces like so.

  • How to sew . How to do Double Welting for Upholstery - Step 2
    Step 2

    Here's how. Connect strips until you have a piece long enough for your length of cording.

  • How to sew . How to do Double Welting for Upholstery - Step 3
    Step 3

    Then encase your cording rope and use your zipper foot to stitch.

  • How to sew . How to do Double Welting for Upholstery - Step 4
    Step 4

    Put another piece of cording next to the 1st piece and roll it over. Using your regular foot, sew down the middle over your last stitch.

  • How to sew . How to do Double Welting for Upholstery - Step 5
    Step 5

    Cut off the excess fabric as close as possible.

  • How to sew . How to do Double Welting for Upholstery - Step 6
    Step 6

    Carefully hot glue it on over your stapled edges.

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