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Posted on: 7/1/06 3:15 PM
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I was having problems making bias strips. I couldn't seem to get them straight, and my fabric would shift all over the place. What a pain.

So what I did was made a template (or pattern) from heavy interfacing. I made it 1 and 1/2 yards long, by the width wide. Now I can just pin the strip of interfacing to the fabric and cut away. I didn't have any problems with it moving and shifting, so I had a perfect 2 inch wide strip when I was done.

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mj312b said... (9/18/08 9:24 AM) Reply
Great help!!! Thanks!!!
Stilltheone said... (7/2/06 12:43 PM) Reply
That's a great idea! Thanks.
jbrewer said... (7/2/06 9:21 AM) Reply
Sounds like a clever idea. A rotary cutter with a ruler also do a nice job for long straight lines.
ginaT said... (7/2/06 7:38 AM) Reply
I mark off my strips and put them through the serger (unthread needles)and let the knife and machine do the work.
vasallese said... (7/2/06 4:13 AM) Reply
I'll have to try this. I've done the tube thing, but that was unsuccessful. Thanks.
 
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