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Old 12-26-2020, 12:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Rhonda K View Post
I have used the tape makers for purse straps, etc. I haven't used the specialty foot though. I cut the strips about 1/8 inch shorter than instructed. The fabric is easier to go through the slots. Yes, starch is good for this technique.

Go to the 20 minute mark to see a quick and easy way to make tape.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NA41A5dBi70
Thanks! What great idea!
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Old 12-26-2020, 02:51 PM
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For the cost of the kit--go for it because the metal binder tools will cost a lot more than the kit.
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Old 12-26-2020, 03:56 PM
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Originally Posted by thimblebug6000 View Post
I have the Clover Bias makers and use them for stems or curves, but not for outside bindings on my quilts. I hadn't seen that foot, so googled it and watched a youtube on the Adjustable Bias Binder Foot #32 from Madam Sews Ultimate Presser Foot Set. It looked interesting, but I think it would have a learning curve....I also noted she attached the binding to a single piece of fabric in her sample, not to a quilt sandwich, so wonder how difficult it would be to wrangle the whole thing.
I don’t think it’s intended for quilt binding. The quilt sandwich wouldn’t fit through the binding foot. But it is would be great for bibs, aprons and possibly pot holders. I used it for mask ties when I couldn’t get elastic.
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Old 12-26-2020, 04:16 PM
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I sold my bias tape maker a while ago. The one made by Simplicity. I found it easier to make my bias tape by just using the iron.
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Old 12-26-2020, 06:17 PM
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That's a great price! I've used all sizes when I do the Lori Holt sew-along. Have never used the presser foot, though.
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Old 12-26-2020, 07:05 PM
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I have not used a bias tape maker but would buy it from amazon. The price is $7-10 less than Love Sew. I did purchase the
LED light from them & was not happy with delivery. Tracing did not work well at all. My pkg stalled in TX for over 3 weeks. My 1st email to check delv. I was told to have patience & sent a survey. After responding in the negative & asking for a refund there was a miracle. I had my pkg in 3 days. The kit looks good but there is 1 on Amazon for less that looks to be in a canvas case.
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Old 12-27-2020, 05:22 AM
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Amazon has several of these kits in the $15.00 range by different manufactures. I have one and I love it, used it a lot when making masks and I use it for quilts, adult bibs, and towels for babies that I make from terry cloth.
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Old 12-27-2020, 08:31 AM
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QuiltsRFun, I am hoping that the foot and folding thing work as well for me.
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Old 01-12-2021, 06:01 AM
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Originally Posted by Fizzle View Post
For the price i would give it a try. I know that the foot will not fit my bernina
There is a binder for Bernina https://www.amazon.com/DREAMSTITCH-5...0458012&sr=8-5 and then there are adapters for Bernina to us snap on feet for both the new and old style Berninas. https://www.amazon.com/s?k=bernina+a...ss_ts-a-p_4_13
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=bernina+a...f=nb_sb_noss_1

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Old 01-12-2021, 02:31 PM
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I have Clover bias tape makers. I don't use them that often but they are handy to have. I like them for stems and Celtic designs. My favorite one for stems is the 3/8 size. I use this one the most.
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