Youtube is not just a place for "Charlie Bit Me" or "Annoying Orange" videos, you can find a lot of wonderful tutorials on how to make trims. Above is a tutorial for making ruched ribbon trim for scrapbooking, but it is wonderful to use as a trim for our antique inspired dresses.
There are a number of tutorials for making continuous bias tape which is great for adding details to a plain dress. Here's one tutorial:
Here's a great tutorial by Angry Chicken
for applying commercial bias tape to edging:
And here's a video for making prairie points:
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