Come join Let's Get Organized, a new project of the month club using patterns from byAnnie.com. We had so much fun learning new techniques from adding zippers to mesh different tips for binding. We are having a great time. Pack a lunch and come join us for the next class!!
This series is designed as skill builders. All brands of machines are welcome, bring your manuals. We recommend bringing a walking foot and a zipper foot. Each month you will learn new skills while making a useful organizer. Click for a list of the 2017 Projects of the Month
July - Thread Dispenser/Sewing Case
How to attach the ultra suede strip between the vinyl and the zipper to keep threads in place.
EXTRA: How to use double-slide handbag zippers to make zippers for more than one pocket.
How to make and attach the vinyl pockets.
How to make and attach the button loop closure.
How to round edges of the case.
How to make and attach the bias binding and how to join the ends.
How to make and attach zipper pulls.
HOMEWORK:We recommend that you quilt and cut out the pieces for the bag BEFORE class. If you come to class prepared, this project can be covered in a 3-hour class. We suggest that you make the LARGE THREAD DISPENSER in class.
Below is a picture of an open case with five sections. This pattern can be modified to suit your needs.
The small case can fit in the glove box of your car so is perfect to use as an emergency travel kit to hold first-aid supplies, flashlights, medications, and more. The larger case can slip under the seat and hold maps, travel guides, car documents, warranties, and so forth.
This quick little project offers the perfect chance to review all that you've learned up to now: Quilting fabric with Soft and Stable Binding pockets with straight-grain binding Attaching zippers to mesh pockets Attaching zippers to vinyl pockets Rounding corners Making and attaching bias binding
You’ll also add a couple of new skills to your purse-making bag of tricks: Secrets to attaching invisible magnetic snaps Attaching borders and pockets in the proper order You're sure to find the perfect use for these practical bags.
Homework BEFORE CLASS:We recommend that you quilt and cut out the pieces for the bag BEFORE class. If you come to class prepared, this project can be covered in a 3-hour class.