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My first box bag!

Created in this Craftsy class

Beginner Serging: Machine Basics & Techniques taught by Amy Alan

Take your serger out of the closet! Learn the fundamental setup stitches, then make three posh projects: an exposed zipper bag, an ombré ruffled apron and a striped knit scarf.

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Classic
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What materials did you use? 2 fat quarters a zipper, fusible fleece, thread and 2x6 strip

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Oh no! Don't forget to snip the threads! :)

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Yaaaaay! It's wonderful! I like how the zigzags in your fabric continue across the bag, almost meeting perfectly across the zipper. You did a great job!

04/19/2013 Flag

I was going to say the same thing Amy did! I would not have been brave enough to try a line like that, but it looks so cool I might have to try now!

04/19/2013 Flag

Thank you very much! It was fun and pretty easy. I can see how to parlay these techniques into other uses like purses. Instead of tabs sew in a handle or shoulder strap. And for a tote bag you can box out the bottom!! Voila!

04/22/2013 Flag

OMG I think Iearned something. PS I love how the serger just cruises over the thick layers no trouble...FUN!

04/22/2013 Flag