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Topic: Pre-quilted fabric for purse -- do I use lining? Confused.  (Read 2627 times)
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« on: March 19, 2012 04:41:11 PM »

I'm making a Vera-esque tote for someone right now, and I'm struggling to decide whether to make a lining. I'm using some pre-quilted (reversible) fabric, which I've never worked with before. She wants interior pockets, which I usually sew into my linings. How do I sew interior pockets without the stitches showing on the outside? Should I make a "lining" out of the pre-quilted fabric? It would definitely be strong, which my customer requested. (This bag will be her daughter's school bag.) Thanks for any advice!
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2012 01:47:18 AM »

It might not be appropriate, but have you considered free hanging pockets? So they're just attached at the top?

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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2012 06:24:05 AM »

What if you made like a separate purse organizer she just fits into the bottom of the bag?

« Reply #3 on: August 08, 2012 08:51:56 AM »

i had similar concerns about pre-quilted fabric.  for my project, I did not line since i liked both sides of fabric.  I think I used something (it was a while back) to cover the internal seams.

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