WIP Wednesday #109: Wristlet strap demo & LAST CHANCE for Bag Club Signups

Woohoo!! The 9th Edition Crafty Gemini Bag Club is now OPEN!

In this episode of WIP Wednesday Vanessa will show you how to make a wristlet strap for any small pouch project so you can turn it in to a wristlet like the Two Zip Wristlet she’ll be teaching how to make in the 9th Edition Bag Club.

Not sure how Crafty Gemini Bag Clubs work? Tune in today to learn all about this NEW online bag club and what you need to do to join the fun. Vanessa will show all 5 bag projects you’ll be learning how to make in this Club.

Sign up before Friday, Oct. 13, 2023 at 11:59pm ET and save BIG!

This Club is for anyone who wants to learn how to make 5 NEW functional bags/pouches with the help of step-by-step video lessons. We start off with the easiest of the 5 bags and they then they get progressively more complex. It’s a great learning experience for any confident sewing beginners! You can do this and Vanessa is here to help!

• CLUB DETAILS & SIGN UP: https://craftygemini.com/shop/bag-club-9th-edition/

What we’re covering:

1:16 – Wristlet strap demo

5:05 – Different Lobster Clasps

11:12 – D-rings and loops for wristlet straps

12:35 – Wrist strap sizing and examples

16:45 – Wristlet strap interfacing & pressing

20:22 – Glue basting

22:38 – Creating the wristlet strap (with a quick mistake)

31:40 – Anchoring the lobster clasp

35:31 – More about bag clubs

50:52 – Individual zippers vs zippers by the yard

51:48 – Petal Tote Bag + Bag Club #9

Products and projects mentioned:

• CLUB DETAILS & SIGN UP: https://craftygemini.com/shop/bag-club-9th-edition/

• New YouTube Tutorial! Adding Quilting to your Bags: https://youtu.be/IYZ0O2hBQGw?si=pkAtZdyhLbzCZSGc

• Order a Cricut Joy here (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3rw8p4D

• WIP Wednesday #100 with a Cricut Joy Vinyl Decal Tutorial: https://craftygemini.com/2023/07/wip-wednesday-100-clear-bag-for-travel-cricut-joy-vinyl-decal-tutorial.html

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

• Thread snips: https://craftygemini.com/shop/clipper-thread-snips/

• Martelli Round About Cutting/Pressing Mat (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/45cVrH8

• JUKI LB5020 Sewing machine (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/468SnNu

• Sew Magnetic Cutting System (USE CODE: CRAFTYGEMINI for 15% off) Affiliate link: https://www.sewtites.com/?ref=craftygemini

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

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

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

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

• Clover Fine Glass Head Patchwork Pins: https://craftygemini.com/shop/clover-fine-glass-head-patchwork-pins/

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