In this WIP Wednesday episode Vanessa is answering presubmitted questions about:
– sewing denim on a computerized JUKI sewing machine
– zipper foot seam allowances
– quilting through different battings and interfacings and
– how to straight line quilt through soft vinyl.
We also now carry Sew Hungry Hippie’s Soft Vinyl! We sell this buttery soft fabric in 10+ color ways and have sold out several times already. So, if you see something you like, order it while you can here: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/fabric/
This soft vinyl is heavier than quilting cotton but softer and lighter than cork fabric. It’s amazing to work with and can be fused to different interfacings or quilted to make fun bag projects.
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What we’re covering:
1:55 – Choosing a new sewing machine & Juki LB5020 Demo
13:08 – Seam Allowance, Zipper Feet, and Installing Zippers
21:58 – Installing a Zipper Foot and Moving Your Needle Position
25:32 – Quilting bags with thin interfacing
34:48 – Metallic Soft Vinyl is back in stock!
36:44 – Quilting metallic soft vinyl Demo
46:08 – Does scoring thicker vinyl work?
48:27 – Scoring quilting cotton
58:51 – Sunday Tote in Soft Metallic Vinyl
Products and projects mentioned & used:
• Order Soft Vinyl here: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/fabric/
• Sign up for the Sunday Tote Bag Course: https://craftygemini.com/shop/sunday-tote-bag-video-course/
• Join a Bag Club: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/clubmemberships/
• Order the Finger Press Set: https://craftygemini.com/shop/3-piece-finger-presser-set/
• JUKI HZL- LB5020 Sewing Machine: https://craftygemini.com/shop/juki-hzl-lb5020-sewing-machine/
• Extension Table for JUKI LB5020: https://craftygemini.com/shop/extension-table-for-juki-lb5020/
• Sewing Machines and Accessories in the Crafty Gemini Shop: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/machines/
• Fashion Fuse – 60″ x 36″ White: https://craftygemini.com/shop/fashion-fuse-60-x-36-white-2/
• Crafty Gemini 5″ x 10″ Ruler: https://craftygemini.com/shop/crafty-gemini-5-x-10-ruler/