WIP Wednesday #117: Answering your sewing questions & a new heat press!

In this episode of WIP Wednesday Vanessa is answering your presubmitted questions on:

• Stitch length for sewing flannel

• Seam allowance settings on a sewing machine

• Sew-in interfacing tips

• A new heat press review for crafters

Tune in LIVE and hear Vanessa’s tips and answers to your questions!

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

What we’re covering:

0:24 – Welcome to WIP Wednesday

1:50 – What is WIP Wednesday?

3:02 – What stitch length to use when sewing flannel?

9:13 – My go-to sewing machine

9:53 – Setting your needle position on a Juki LB5020

15:36 – Changing your needle position to change your seam allowance

19:39 – The sweatshirt I’m wearing

20:40 – Do you change the tension on your machine?

21:23 – Let’s talk about spray adhesive!

23:00 – Let’s talk about sew-in interfacing!

26:02 – Sew-in interfacing demo

29:36 – Spray adhesive overspray

30:25 – My new heat press!

32:33 – Using a heat press for fusible interfacing

34:41 – It’s even an auto heat press!

36:17 – Deciding what temperature to use for fusible interfacing

37:24 – Heat press demo with fusible interfacing

40:55 – Heat press demo with commercial transfers

41:13 – The pros and cons of this heat press

46:00 – Heat press weight and where to buy it

46:50 – Loving this heat press

Products and projects mentioned:

• NEW Auto Heat Press (affiliate link): https://shrsl.com/4ds7m

• NEW Auto Heat Press on Amazon (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3tVxdoo

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

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

• SewTites Magnetic Cutting System (15% off affiliate link): https://www.sewtites.com/?ref=craftygemini

• Temporary Spray Adhesive I use (affiliate link): http://amzn.to/2AqiTnC

• Fashion Fuse – 60″ x 36″ White: https://craftygemini.com/shop/fashion-fuse-60-x-36-white-2/

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

• Iron I use (1800 watts/ affiliate link): https://amzn.to/491uAkF

• Shop 100+ digital courses on sewing/quilting/knitting/crochet/garment sewing: https://craftygemini.com/product-category/pdf-video-workshops/

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