Easter is a few short weeks away so while I'm waiting for a new shipment of fabric, I've started on some Easter Bunny bunting to sell in my Etsy and MadeIt shops. I don't often get carried away with my own work, but I have to admit to an Oooooo ... too cute! moment. I'm over it now. The bunnies stand around 6½" (after all these years, my metric measure knowledge is practically zilch), are double-sided with different fabrics and are interfaced with vilene for sturdiness.
I cut strips of pink and yellow fabric to make the bias binding, which I feel is much prettier than the store-bought variety.
I'm so grateful for this little gadget, a bias tape maker. It's simply a matter of threading the fabric strip through and then iron it as it comes out. I have visions of little elves working away furiously inside the gadget, turning the fabric under before it magically comes out the other end.
Hey presto, all done. Now all I have to do is fold it over and iron again, ready to construct the garland.
Now that I have caught the Bunny bug, it's back to the sewing machine to create some more colourful creatures.