WIP Wednesday #92: Art Gallery Fabrics, Quilting cotton quality, fraying fabric and more!

Join Vanessa in this week’s WIP Wednesday as we cover quilting cotton quality, fraying fabric, and so much more!! Tune in for:

– Wallet Course Bundle Flash Sale announcement – this week only!

– how to keep quilting cottons from fraying

– Art Gallery Fabrics quilting cotton vs others

– Prewashing vs not prewashing quilting cottons

• Submit your own question to be answered on a future WIP Wednesday here: https://forms.gle/D2qMCVJxfAgJHvWb7

What we’re covering:

1:26 – What’s the best way to keep material from unraveling

8:13 – Preparing fabric for your next sewing project

11:50 – Do you starch fabric for purses?

12:41 – Determining the quality of fabrics

15:42 – What about fraying with high quality fabrics?

19:12 – Do you scotchgard the bags you make?

19:50 – Art Gallery Fabric Bundle

26:40 – Art Gallery Fabric Quality

28:18 – Choosing fabrics and colors for bags

32:15 – Trust us: don’t bother with low quality fabric

33:12 – How to tell a fabric is Art Gallery Fabric

35:01 – Pre-washing flannel fabric

35:50 – Using high quality lightweight fabric for bags

38:45 – Could you use broadcloth?

40:06 – Check the selvage for fabric info

42:50 – Chunky Wee Bag

45:46 – More fabric bundles coming & Flash Sale Details

Products and projects mentioned:

• Sign up for this Wallet Course Bundle (on sale this week only!): https://craftygemini.com/shop/wallet-video-course-bundle/

• Order the fabric bundle here: https://craftygemini.com/shop/half-yard-fabric-bundle-1/

• More fabrics: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/fabric/

• OLFA 45mm Rotary Cutter: https://craftygemini.com/shop/olfa-45mm-rotary-cutter/

• OLFA 18mm Rotary Cutter: https://craftygemini.com/shop/olfa-18mm-rotary-cutter/

• OLFA 28mm Rotary Cutter: https://craftygemini.com/shop/olfa-28mm-rotary-cutter/

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

• Iron I used in this show (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/41au6U3

• Pinking shears (affiliate link)https://amzn.to/33spIaS

• Niagara Spray Starch (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3LbzUF9

• Mist Spray Bottle: https://craftygemini.com/shop/mist-spray-bottle/

• Scotchgard: https://www.scotchgard.com/3M/en_US/scotchgard/

• Crafty Gemini Bag Club Mini Edition 3: https://craftygemini.com/shop/crafty-gemini-bag-club-mini-edition-3/

• Small Tailors Clapper: https://craftygemini.com/shop/small-tailors-clapper/

• JUKI HZL- LB5020 Sewing Machine: https://craftygemini.com/shop/juki-hzl-lb5020-sewing-machine/

• WIP WEDNESDAY #90: Cutting fabric on grain, bag straps: https://craftygemini.com/2023/05/wip-wednesday-90-cutting-fabric-on-grain-bag-straps-a-course-sale.html

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