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« on: March 31, 2006 08:30:18 PM »

I'm making a bag using my sons old jeans (he's a toddler) and I've come across this before where the snap or whatever is clasping it together, is so close to the top that you can't sew the lining to the outer fabric.  In this case it's the snap of the jeans that was already there.  How the heck am I going to sew that part together?  Suggestions?

« Reply #1 on: April 02, 2006 09:13:40 AM »

hmm.. is it just the one snap in the front?  Or are there many snaps around the waist?  If it's just that one snap, you could .. press the lining upper hem to the correct height.  Then, use a fusible strip that extends about an inch further than the snap on either side.  So.. an inch before and an inch after the snap, the lining is attached to the outer jean fabric via fusible strip.  You could then sew your topstitch all around the rest of the bag, stopping where you fused the lining to the bag on either side, and maybe do some kind of decorative stitching where the stitches end, just to make it look neater.  Make sense??
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