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Triangle Coin Purse With Zipper

Triangle Coin Purse With Zipper
After being inspired by the wrapped glutinous rice dumpling (粽子, Zòngzi) of a Chinese traditional festival, DuanWu Festival (端午節), I sewed some triangle coin purses recently. In fact, today is the actual date of DuanWu Festival which falls on every 5th day of 5th month of the Lunar calendar. If you are new to this rice dumpling, scroll down to see the one my mom made… yummy delicious….. may be I should start a food blog for my mom with all her delicious cookings & recipes that I am lucky to eat & grew-up with. [To read more about DuanWu Festival, click here. For the detail of how to sew a triangle coin purse with zipper closure, read more after this jump: This 3-D triangle purse is actually in the form of tetrahedron shape with 3 triangles on the sides and 1 triangle on the base, other name of tetrahedron is “triangular pyramid”. Materials: 1. Cut fabrics & batting according to the dimension above. Draw a diagonal line on the center of the fabrics with ruler and erasable fabric marker.

Craftsy class: Sewing With Knits: 5 Wardrobe Essentials Sewing Class with Meg McElwee Class Description Don't let stretchy knits intimidate you. Meg McElwee sets you free with easy patterns for the most comfortable clothing you'll ever make. Follow along as she shows you how to create a fleecy hoodie, T-shirts, shorts and a dress. She'll give you tips for reinforcing seams without a serger and how to customize each garment. Lesson Plan Lesson 1. Meet Meg and learn the benefits of sewing with knits. Lesson 2. Explore the many varieties of knit fabric, including jersey, silk and spandex. Lesson 4. Determine what size of hoodie you'd like to make, then prep your fabric for sewing. Lesson 5. Sew together the hood, bodice and sleeves of your hoodie. Lesson 6. Sew a scoop-neck T-shirt from knit fabric and learn the twin-needle hemming technique with Meg's help. Lesson 7. Sew a V-neck T-shirt from knit fabric. Lesson 8. Make yoga shorts or pants from Meg's pattern. Lesson 9. Sew a comfortable, flowing dress. Lesson 10. Student Projects by Nekoralie Fleece Hoodie by Mimsicle hookie

Sewing 101-Lesson 1: Supplies and Basic Envelope Pillow I love to sew. People tell me all the time that they would love to learn to sew and I thought it would be a fun series for the blog. Each Friday, I will post some sewing tips, as well as a simple project that you can work on to try out your new skills. I am designing the series so that each lesson will build on each other. I'm a total cheap-skate, but if you're going to sew, you're going to need a few supplies. Lesson 1: Supplies You need a good sharp pair of scissors. I use these more often than I'd like to admit. I personally am not a fan of chalk (unless I'm sewing on black and have no other option). You'll use this to measure hems and to make sure that you are putting a pattern in the correct spot. Everything you need to know about fabric is found on the end of the bolt. 1. When it comes to machines, you get what you pay for. Tomato pin-cushins are quaint, but I prefer these magnetic ones. Sewing needles come in many different sizes. Rotary cutter, mat and giant ruler. 2. thread

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