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Exposed zipper bags with batting layer

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Polka dots and kitty fabrics

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
Style Cute, Retro / Vintage
Christine F. on craftsy.com

What materials did you use? 2 layers of light cotton with a layer of batting inside

Christine F. on craftsy.com

Wow, these are really cute and awesome workmanship ! I have been wanting to attempt this very bag, I sometimes have issues with zippers ...ugh !! I actually bought a bunch of them real cheap to pratice with, LOL !! You used your serger.....? yep, I do use mine too. I don't leave might out , so I must admit, that sometimes I just forget that I have it !

01/14/2013 Flag

This project was part of a "Beginner Serger" class offered by Craftsy, so I really wanted to use my new serger for this project.

01/15/2013 Flag

Wow! That is one very unhappy needle- I can't believe it didn't break! Yes, batting is a bit more difficult to serge, because there are many more fibers that the needles have to fight against. But, I love the way the bags look with it! The polka dots are adorable (as are the kitties).

01/14/2013 Flag

Pretty fabric

01/15/2013 Flag