What is the bias? Why is it important to millinery? What can you do with it? Find out the answers in this video. I shall be showing how to make a pin tuck turban and also how to use bias pleats to cover a buckram foundation. Shapes explored in this video include a front twist turban, pillbox and a teardrop. You can use any shape buckram that you like, including: calot half hat, beret, percher, button, teardrop. You’ll need a blocking net foundation for the turban, as well as a sewing machine.