Monday, August 14, 2006

Am I biased? You bet!

And here's the proof! I just made 24 strips of bias tape for my Celtic tablerunner class. The instructor, Nancy Chong, gave directions for a simple way to make bias tape from any fabric using a Clovis bias tape maker (that's the little doohicky in the photo) -- but we don't follow the directions that come with the gadget. She has a very clever way to do it. She also has us pinning them on a paper towel tube to keep them from opening before we use them. Since they were so easy to make once I got the knack, I made them while Val and I watched an episode of Monk on TV. Guess what Val did:

And here I am, showing off:

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