WIP Wednesday #103: Teensy Fabric Basket demo & Back To Basics

On this episode of WIP Wednesday Vanessa is doing about a tiny bag demo, answering interfacing questions, and teaching how to tell the difference between cotton and polyester thread.

In this WIP Wednesday episode Vanessa will be:

– doing a Teensy Fabric Basket Demo

– explaining the difference between Light Fusible Batting & Cotton Woven Fusible Interfacing

– explaining how to tell if thread is cotton or polyester

Here is a link to the actual video tutorial for the Teensy Fabric Baskets: https://youtu.be/0pb-OQXkE3k

The finished fabric box/basket measures approximately 3.5″ long x 3.5″ wide x 3″ tall.

What we’re covering:

1:14 – Submit your own question for a future show!

2:15 – Teensy Baskets Demo

4:51 – Bag making interfacing

12:58 – Do you starch before interfacing?

14:27 – Cutting the corners of the Teensy Basket

16:27 – Sewing the corners of the Teensy Basket

21:13 – Making the handles of the Teensy Basket

23:36 – Attaching the handles of the Teensy Basket

28:22 – Adding the lining of the Teensy Basket

29:12 – Tailors clappers

37:24 – Turning the Teensy Basket right side out

41:22 – Topstitching + Finishing the Teensy Basket

45:36 – Sewing with directional prints

47:13 – Teensy Basket free tutorial

47:27 – How to find out if you have cotton or polyester thread

51:45 – Mixing cotton and polyester thread

53:10 – Seam allowance for the Teensy Basket

53:42 – Submit a question for a future WIP Wednesday

Products and projects mentioned:

• Teensy Fabric Baskets tutorial: https://youtu.be/0pb-OQXkE3k

• Bosal Light Fusible Batting (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/44D7ZZa

• Cotton woven fusible interfacing (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/44xCCyG

• Wooden tailor’s clapper: https://craftygemini.com/shop/small-tailors-clapper/

• NEW Favorite iron for sewists & quilters (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3NevJLI

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

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

• Crafty Gemini Bag Club Mini Edition 2: https://craftygemini.com/shop/crafty-gemini-bag-club-mini-edition-2/

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

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