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1  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: I have problem making my bag strap! Help on: June 16, 2010 09:00:44 AM
Hi betsywynn,

is the straps not straight when you turn it over ? or is your stitches not straight when you sew ?
- Is the stitches not straight when i sew them.. Sad

Do you iron the straps after you flip it inside out ? - Yes i do.

help.... !



Thanks and Regards,
Joni

well, it's either that, or you are not flipping out the edges all the way. I like to use some kind of stablizer to make the fabric firmer on straps. makes it easier to flip out the edges. Try getting a ruler or something and shoving it in there going along the edges to make sure its completely flipped out.

I do something simliar to little me. I put the edge of the fabric right at the end of the presser foot and make sure it's lined up when I sew, that way it creates a straighter edge.
2  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: How to de-wrinkle after turning right side out on: June 15, 2010 05:41:43 PM
I don't notice any wrinkles either. Do you spray the bag with water while you are ironing ? That usually does the trick for me no matter how wrinkled my fabric is.
3  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: I have problem making my bag strap! Help on: June 15, 2010 05:39:57 PM
is the straps not straight when you turn it over ? or is your stitches not straight when you sew ?

Do you iron the straps after you flip it inside out ?

Sometimes, if you stop a lot while you are sewing and start sewing again, it throws it off track. I sew at a pretty slow pace to keep the straight line.

Of course, most of the time, no one notices crooked stitches except the maker =D
4  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Ruffle Bag on: June 09, 2010 08:34:31 AM
How pretty ! It looks very sweet and feminine. Great job !
5  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: weaved Clutch on: June 09, 2010 08:33:41 AM
wow cute bag ! Looks like a lot of work ! great job !
6  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Completed Projects: General / Re: Owl Cosmetic bag on: June 09, 2010 08:33:01 AM
how cute ! great job !
7  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: Where do you buy your fabric online? Looking for some fav sites. on: June 09, 2010 08:31:24 AM
I've never bought fabric online. I looooove seeing and feeling the fabric. Colors can look very different online than they do in person.
8  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: A quick question about bags made from rice bags etc on: June 09, 2010 08:29:41 AM
I would def. line. Most bags need to be line as they aren't strong enough for everyday use.
9  PURSES, BAGS, WALLETS / Purses, Bags, Wallets: Discussion and Questions / Re: Bag's patterns on: June 09, 2010 08:25:57 AM
are you looking for actual physical patterns ? or an online tutorial ?
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