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Inside of zippered bag

Created in this Craftsy Course

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 Cute, Whimsical
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What materials did you use? Quilting cotton for liner, fusible fleece, Michael Miller Lagoon Dot fashion fabric

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What are you most proud of? Doing an entire project on my serger

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I accidentally cut off the top of my zipper instead of the bottom while trimming it down. But, since Amy suggests a much larger zipper than you need I was able to snip the bottom off and put back on the zipper head without taking anything apart. I also wanted my bag to lay a little flatter so after I boxed the corners I made two connecting serge lines longways on the bag to create "seams" on the outside of the bag bottom.

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Very pretty

06/09/2013 Flag

What great color choices! Those blue mirror ball dots are great paired with the orange lining. I like that you boxed out the lining a little more too. Great job of adjusting the bag to make it your own!

06/10/2013 Flag