[–] llwish 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Great article! I forwarded it to my quilting group

[–] derram 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

https://archive.fo/k1Zd4 :

How to Sew Like a Mathematician - Scientific American Blog Network

'Unfortunately, the bias tape I bought for my most recent project, bibs for a new baby, was a scratchy polyester. '

'One way to make bias tape is to cut several strips of fabric on the bias, sew them together, and then run them through your handy bias tape maker. '

'If you just want to make some bias tape in a clever, efficient manner, you should use that one. '

'The reason is that if I did, I would end up with several loops of bias tape instead of one long piece. '

'Surprisingly to me, when I used the off-bias tape, I did notice that it felt a little less flexible than true bias tape. '


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