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Antique & Vintage Skirt Binding Seam Binding & Trims

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You'll find more seam bindings on our antique & vintage ribbons and narrow embroidered trims pages. And we have lots of twill tape, too.

bindings, tapes & trimmings

The Crown Velveteen Facing - Chocolate Brown

The Crown Velveteen Facing - Chocolate Brown

Beautiful velveteen binding, still in its original brown and pale blue printed wrapper. I have not unwound it, but counting the layers, I estimate it to contain 3 yards or more. Dates to circa the turn of the 19th/20th century. Approximately 1 1/8" inches wide.

The entire package is yours for $24.

Goff's Silk Finish Braid

Goff's "Silk Finish" Braid - Dark Green

Made by D. Goff & Sons, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island a long time ago, this edging is a dark green, and measures 3/4" inch wide. No fabric content noted; natural fibers. (I believe it is not silk.) The label says it is "yarn dyed, fast color, permanent lustre." A 5-yard package. In beautiful condition.

SOLD
Merzo Braid

Merzo Skirt Braid - Green

Beautiful finely knit skirt braid. No fabric content noted; natural fibers - probably cotton. Half of label is missing. All but a few inches of the original 5-yard package remain: there are 4 yards, 28 inches. A lovely, deep green.

The entire package is yours for $26.

Merzo Braid

Merzo Skirt Braid - Brown

Beautiful finely knit skirt braid. No fabric content noted; natural fibers - probably cotton. Complete, unused package, measuring approximately 7/8" inch wide, and 5 yards in length. It's a rich, dark brown.

The entire package is yours for $32. Two available.

Merzo Braid

Merzo Skirt Braid - Tan

Beautiful finely knit skirt braid. No fabric content noted; natural fibers - probably cotton, in a 5-yard package.

The edges and the first layer show cinnamon-colored discoloration. Price reflects this.

The entire package is yours for $20.

Appleton's Black Velveteen Binding

Appleton's Black Velveteen Binding

This velvet skirt binding dates from about the turn of the 20th century. The label assures us that it is "Best Quality" and "For Elite Trade." It's a luxurious deep black velveteen, very likely cotton. Measures a big 2 1/8" inches wide, and cut on the bias, with a neat diagonal seam joining approximately every yard.

13 yards available, at $7.50/yard.

Coronet Wine Red Velvet Skirt Binding

Coronet Wine Red Velvet Skirt Binding

This velvet skirt binding dates from about the turn of the 20th century. It is 1 1/2" inches wide, and cut on the bias, with a neat (unobtrusive) diagonal sewn join every yard. The label calls it color 291, Cardinal.

25 yards available, at $7.50/yard.

Matchless Corduroy Red Skirt Binding

Matchless Deep Red Corduroy Skirt Binding

This corduroy skirt binding dates from about the turn of the 20th century. It is 1 1/2" inches wide, and cut on the bias, with occasional neat (unobtrusive) diagonal sewn joins. It is a deep red.

20 yards available, at $7.50/yard.

Savoy Bias Corduroy Dress Binding

Savoy Bias Corduroy Dress Binding

This corduroy is made of bias cut corduroy. The spool advertises "Fast Color, Foreign Dyed." It's a delicious warm dark butterscotch color. Dates from the turn of the 19th-20th century; over 100 years old. (We acquired it with the one below, which someone, long ago, dated "1906.") It is 1 1/2" inches wide, and cut on the bias, with occasional neat diagonal sewn joins.

25 yards available, at $7.50/yard.

Harmony Bias Corduroy Dress Binding

Harmony Bias Corduroy Dress Binding

This skirt binding is made of bias cut corduroy. The spool advertises "Fast Color, Double Warp." It's a yummy light milk chocolate brown. Long ago someone wrote, "33 yards, 1906" on the spool. ne below, which someone, long ago, dated "1906.") It is 1 1/2" inches wide, and cut on the bias, with occasional neat diagonal sewn joins.

24 yards available, at $7.50/yard.

Vintage Ribbon

Silvery Hug Snug Seam Binding

A pretty light grey 1/2" Hug Snug rayon seam binding. Lots left on the spool - I haven't measured but estimate that about 20 of the original 100 yards remain. All for $8.

Lee Ann Raspberry Rayon Tafetta Seam Binding

Lee Ann Raspberry Rayon Taffeta Seam Binding

Three yards of yummy raspberrry pink seam binding, complete in the original packaging. Made in the U.S.A.

We have 5 available; $4.50 each..

Seam Binding

Flower Garden Printed Ribbon / Seam Binding

A garden of red & blue flowers and green foliage create this happy design on lightweight ivory ribbon. The design is printed on the ribbon. Would work as seam binding, though I don't know if it was originally intended for that purpose.

As always, please click photo at left for a larger view.

It's 3/4" inch wide, still on the original wooden spool. I'm selling it by the yard here, but please contact me if you're interested in the entire spool, which contains dozens of yards (if you're interested, I'll provide an exact length).

Many yards available; $2.00 per yard.

packaged bias tape

Prucence

Prudence Brown Bias Tape

Complete vintage package of Prudence Bias Tape, in brown. Size 5, percale, bias folded tape. There are 4 yards.

An adorable package, too! $4.00

Wrights Chartreuse Bias Tape

Wrights Bias Tape - Chartreuse

Complete vintage package of Wright's Bias tape, in Chartreuse. The color is just delicious!

It's fine percale, single folkd, and contains 6 yards. The label states "Guaranteed Color Fast." The cellophane has torn, else in fine condition.

$3.50

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