Linen tape, finely woven in a natural color is a strong tape which takes to dyeing when necessary.
Use the 3/4" (19 mm) for binding the tops of petticoats it will hold both pleats or gathered edge well. Allow enough to tie at the sides to close the pocket slits. The bottom of linen petticoats can also be bound with this tape.
Use the 1/2" (12.7 mm) for binding pockets and stays.
The 1/4" (6.35 mm) may be used for stay lacing or lacing the back of breeches.