Evening Clutch Bag - Serger Project

 

What a great accessory to go with your Fabric Belt! This clutch bag is made using serger techniques that include ruffles, a rolled hem, a decorative cover stitch, and a large button mold covered with texturized fabric using a product called Texture Magic. Add a magnetic snap and you will have a very professional-looking bag.

Supplies Recommended:

  • Rectangular placemat interfacing or heavy two-sided fusible interfacing cut to designed bag shape and size
  • 1/2 yard of fabric for outer bag
  • 1/2 yard fabric for lining
  • 1/8 yard solid color contrasting fabric for ruffles
  • scrap of polyester suede to match lining fabric
  • Ruffling foot
  • Curve foot
  • 4 spools regular serger thread in coordinating colors
  • 1 spool metallic machine embroidery weight thread
  • 1 spool heavy decorative thread
  • SErger needles size 90/14
  • Adhesive spray
  • Teflon pressing sheet
  • Fabric glue
  • Fabric stiffner
  • Fabric sealant
  • 1 half-ball cover button, size 2.5"
  • Magnetic snap

Cutting Edge Serger Techniques by Barbara Goldkorn