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Katie's Bag

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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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What materials did you use? Batik on outside, vinyl iron on to quilt cotton on inside

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What are you most proud of? Finally got the zipper right!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? This was try #4. I'm glad I saved my favorite fabric for it.

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Well done Katie!

01/03/2014 Flag

Sorry I should say well done Sara!

01/03/2014 Flag

It's really cute, Sara! Which brand and model of machine do you have? Some brands have an accessory serger foot called a "piping" or "beading" foot, which can make it much easier to insert the zipper. Since the foot has a groove carved out of it for bulk to slide thru, the coils have a nice place to sit while you sew. This zipper looks great though!

01/06/2014 Flag

I have a Janome MyLock. I bought it used to see if I wanted to enter the world of serging. I DO! I'll look for that foot online or through my dealer. Thanks.

01/28/2014 Flag