It’s time to reveal a little more to this mystery project. In the first post, we listed all the supplies needed and cut out the pattern pieces. Now it’s time to embroider and start sewing. Any guesses on what the project is yet?
*Note: Use a 1/2” seam allowances unless otherwise noted.
Load the embroidery design onto the machine. Please note: Do to the size of these designs the following formats could not be created, PCS and SEW.
Thread the needle and bobbin with matching embroidery thread. Fuse a piece of cut-away stabilizer to the front-panel wrong side, centering the fabric within the stabilizer. Hoop the stabilizer and fabric as one piece, centering the stabilizer within the hoop.
Embroider the design.
Remove the hoop from the machine and the stabilizer from the hoop. Using the front-panel pattern, center the pattern over the embroidery design.
Trim the panel perimeter. Designate one panel long edge as the upper edge.
With right sides together, stitch the center-strip lower edge to the front-panel upper edge.
Align the front-interior-pocket long edge with the left zipper tape wrong side. Baste 1/8” from the edge. Press the pocket lining toward the front panel wrong side. With right sides together, pin the left zipper tape to the center-strip raw edge, aligning the zipper stop and pull 1/2” from each short end.
Position the back-pocket lining wrong side up over the front-pocket lining right side, aligning the right zipper tape with the lining upper edge; pin. Baste 1/8” from the right zipper tape edge and the front panel lower edge to secure the pocket linings.
Stitch the back-side panels to the back-panel short edges with right sides together. Press the seam allowances toward the side panels. Topstitch each side panel 1/8” from the seamline.el upper edge with right sides together. Press the seam allowance toward the upper panel. Topstitch the upper-back panel 1/8” from the seamline.
In the next post, we’ll start constructing the full project exterior. I bet you guys know what this is turning into!
Big Duck Canvas Warehouse provided the 15-ounce navy blue duck fabric: (800) 704-6138, bigduckcanvas.com.