WIP Wednesday #119: All about zipper pouches! Sewing Tips & Tricks!

In this episode of WIP Wednesday Vanessa is sharing tons of tips & tricks for making zipper pouches with non-fraying fabrics like faux leather, vinyl, cork, etc.

Learn how to make a zipper pouch with a heart applique in time for Valentine’s Day! This would make a great little gift!

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What we’re covering:

0:24 – Welcome to WIP Wednesday

1:35 – Faux leather zippered pouch project

2:35 – Faux leather packs

3:07 – Bow zipper pouch + Other faux leather projects

5:34 – Bow zipper pouch kit

6:32 – Heart zipper pouch demo intro

7:52 – Cutting the heart

8:53 – Choosing thread

10:44 – Can you cut your hearts with the Circuit Joy?

12:38 – How do you tell the weight of thread?

13:24 – Glue basting

14:59 – Folding your pouch

17:13 – Appliqué your heart

26:22 – Getting the zipper right

33:17 – Finishing your zipper ends

39:50 – Flipping your pouch right side out

44:08 – What needle size do you use for faux leather?

45:26 – Is a craft zipper the same as a #3 zipper?

Products and projects mentioned:

• Betty Bow Bag PDF Pattern by SewHungryHippie: https://sewhungryhippie.com/products/betty-bow-bag-pdf

• Bow Zipper Pouch – Sewing Tutorial with The Crafty Gemini: https://youtu.be/rRxr6T4slOs?si=gw2myoaS2dTFf3J6

• Faux Leather 4-pack: https://craftygemini.com/shop/4-pack-of-faux-leather-for-kendall-snap-pouch/

• Faux Leather & Zippers Kit: https://craftygemini.com/shop/3-pack-for-pinched-zipper-pouch/

• Bow Zipper Pouch Tutorial: https://youtu.be/rRxr6T4slOs

• Bow Zipper Pouch Supply Kit: https://craftygemini.com/shop/bow-zipper-pouch-kit-bundle/

• KAI Scissors- Assorted Sizes & Styles: https://craftygemini.com/shop/kai/

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

• Cricut supplies I love & recommend (affiliate link): https://amzn.to/3O7ERmX

• WIP Wednesday #78: What sewing thread to use? How to keep fabric from fraying? https://craftygemini.com/2023/01/wip-wednesday-78-what-sewing-thread-to-use-how-to-keep-fabric-from-fraying.html

• Wonderfil Designer Polyester All-Purpose Thread: https://craftygemini.com/shop/wonderfil-designer-poly-thread/

• Wonderfil Konfetti 100% cotton 50wt thread: https://craftygemini.com/shop/50wt-100-cotton-thread-konfetti-assorted-colors/

• Glide Thread- 40wt Poly for Free Motion Quilting: https://craftygemini.com/shop/glide-thread-40wt-poly-for-free-motion-quilting/

• Crafty Gemini’s Favorites- 12 wt. Cotton Thread Pack by Sulky: https://craftygemini.com/shop/crafty-geminis-favorites-12-wt-cotton-thread-pack-sulky/

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

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

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

• 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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