WIP Wednesday #110: Irons, Quilting, Starch & Needle Positions

In this episode of WIP Wednesday Vanessa is answering your pre-submitted questions on her favorite iron, quilting bag panels, starch and sewing machine needle positions. Lots of tips & tricks will be shared so don’t miss it!

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What we’re covering:

2:13 – Halloween pillow

4:21 – Halloween pillow and Scrappy pillow

5:42 – 10” Slicer

6:04 – Presubmitting questions

6:21 – Can starching cause fabric to shrink

14:38 – My favorite iron demo

20:33 – Moving your needle position

24:58 – Sewing a straight 3/8” seam

25:28 – Sewing a straight 1/4” seam

26:16 – Sewing a straight seam with large seam allowance

27:32 – Sewing a straight seam with tiny seam allowance

28:08 – Moving the needle

29:46 – The importance of seam allowance

30:17 – Quilting bags before or after assembling

34:38 – Halloween Sale

Products and projects mentioned:

• WIP Wednesday #107: Octagon Throw Pillow Demo with 10″ Slicer Ruler: https://craftygemini.com/2023/09/wip-wednesday-107-octagon-throw-pillow-demo-with-10-slicer-ruler.html

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

• How to Clean Iron’s Soleplate: https://craftygemini.com/2010/09/money-saving-quilting-tip2.html

• Bag Club 9th Edition: https://craftygemini.com/shop/bag-club-9th-edition/

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