September 17, 2009
Crafts, Quilting, Sewing, Techniques and Mediums
I thought an electric, automatic bias tape maker was such a cool idea. I had to learn more!
“With Simplicity® Bias Tape Maker you can fold and press 12 yards of bias in 60 seconds. No more tediously trying to press bias tape into shape and burning fingertips. Several folder sizes are available, depending on the finished width you need, and the temperature of the pressing unit is adjustable for various fabrics. There’s even an auto-shut-off (after 10 minutes of non-use) for safety”.
Watch this instuctional video below and see how quick and easy you can make your own bias tape.
Retail Price: $99.99
To use the Bias Tape Maker, cut your fabric into strips. (Note: fabric does not need to be cut on the bias to use the Bias Tape Maker.) Next you wind your fabric onto the roller, adjust the settings for your fabric and ironing needs. The machine then pulls the fabric through and the bias tape comes out perfectly folded with neatly pressed edges. The trick is to make sure you press the reset button each time you plug it in or change the settings. Best part – No more burned fingers!