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