I am writing this post at the request of a friend nearby who saw my pouch sitting about in my studio and she said: "Why don't you do a blog post on that?"
This is for you Joan!
I am sure everyone will find it useful and lets face it totes, bags, pouches.... you can never have enough as they are so useful!
It also just happens to be that time of the year to get organized and these little totes are very helpful.
You will also need......
A zipper foot
Thread to match
How to make it:
- Fuse interfacing on the wrong side of the main fabrics.
- Lay one piece of your main fabric right side against the right side of your zipper with the zipper pull section flush with the edge of the fabric, pull your zipper completely open and tape or pin it in place. Sew with a zipper foot close to the zipper.
the zipper and sew it with a zipper foot
other wrong side of the zipper.
6. Trim your zipper if necessary and make a new zipper stop by
zigzagging over the zipper end. Zigzag stitch all raw edges.
7. Press the lining and main fabric away from the zipper so that they look
like the pictures below, trim all edges so your project is now square:
to main fabric and lining to lining together) and sew down the sides
and bottom with a ¼” seam allowance. Zig Zag stitch your raw
edges if you like. Your opening for turning will be your open zipper.
makeup, nail polish, toiletries art supplies etc.
Happy Tuesday, I hope the rainy weather (here in Waterloo, Ontario) is not affecting your creativity! 😊