Continued From Part 1
2-layer handstitched cupcake purses instructions are provided by Sarah. Visit Sarah's Blog and Sarah's website for more free tutorials.
the back should look like this.
before starting to sew the zip gently slide the slider back and forth to make sure it slides smoothly.
Start to stitch the zip in using a neat straight stitch.
before passing the needle all the way through turn the purse over to make sure that
your underside stitches are the same distance away from the zip. Being patient and
taking your time at this step will make or break your purse!
Once you have finished stitching the front looks like this.
and the back like this.
Now you have mastered zips! Hurrah!
The next step is to fold your purse over and pin all 4 layers together.
Felt is very forgiving and you will be able to manipulate the edges so they are lined up very neatly.
These next photos explain my way of blanket stitching...if you can already blanket stitch you can skip this bit :-)
Pass your needle through the back 2 layers of the purse
To Be Continued
This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 06 May, 2009.