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Exposed Zipper Bags

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My 4 exposed zipper bags.

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.

Other projects made as part of this class:

Sewing
Apron
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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Cute
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What materials did you use? Cotton

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? I found the best way for me to get the zipper right was to use 1/4" wonder tape to 'baste' the zipper to the bag before serging. I also used wonder clips for the first time and I really like them for the serger. The wonder clips are much easier to see than regular needles. This helps avoid running over a pin and ruining a needle or the blade.

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Wow- that's quite a bag collection! I like that you tried out so many different shapes and sizes. That's great advice to use the Wonder Tape- I know many students have found it to be very helpful!

01/22/2013 Flag