WIP Wednesday #89: Zipper foot tips, fusible interfacing uses & more!

Welcome to another WIP Wednesday episode! In this WIP Wednesday episode Vanessa is answering presubmitted questions about:

– zipper feet differences and tips
– how to use zipper foot for topstitching
– besides bag linings what else to use Fashion Fuse for?

First up, zipper feet! Depending on the type of zipper and fabric you’re working with, you may need to use a different type of zipper foot. Vanessa will be sharing some tips and tricks to help you select the right foot for your project and how to use it effectively. So, if you’re struggling with inserting zippers or achieving neat and even topstitching, this episode is for you!

Moving on to Fashion Fuse, a popular stabilizer used for bag linings. However, did you know that you can use Fashion Fuse for other projects as well? Vanessa will be sharing some creative ideas on how to use this versatile stabilizer for different projects.

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What we’re covering

1:31 – Sewing machine zipper feet demo

13:26 – Always double check your needle position!

16:16 – Top stitching demo, tips and suggestions!

16:44 – Follow the instructions the first time you make something!

24:49 – Vanessa’s teaching style

25:43 – Bag zipper opening

26:38 – Interfacing Demo: using Fashion fuse to stabilize knits and more

36:59 – Using a pressing cloth

40:33 – Using knits to sew bags

41:47 – Everyday Tote Bag Flash Sale!

Products and project mentioned:

• Order narrow zipper foot (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3LbMJ48

• Order Bosal Fashion Fuse: https://craftygemini.com/shop/fashion-fuse-60-x-36-white-2/

• Order 5″ x 10″ Ruler: https://craftygemini.com/shop/crafty-gemini-5-x-10-ruler/

• Join a Bag Club: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/clubmemberships/

• Order the Finger Press Set: https://craftygemini.com/shop/3-piece-finger-presser-set/

• Join the waitlist for Mini Bag Club #3: https://craftygemini.com/shop/crafty-gemini-bag-club-mini-edition-3/

• Everyday Tote Bag- PDF & Video Course: https://craftygemini.com/shop/everydaytote/

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