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I'm a pattern designer from Boise Idaho and I love designing little useful objects out of my out-of-control fabric stash! If you love sewing stuffed animals, bags and purses, and little useful gift ...

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Tissue Pouch with 'Magic Binding'

from Hen and Chick Patterns
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Tissue Pouch with 'Magic Binding'
Tissue Pouch with 'Magic Binding'
Tissue Pouch with 'Magic Binding'
Tissue Pouch with 'Magic Binding'
Tissue Pouch with 'Magic Binding'

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Sew a straight stitch

Pattern Description:

This simple project is high impact with low effort. Find out how to use my easy "Magic Binding" method, giving your tissue pouch the look of custom bias binding trim, but completing the pouch with just 4-6 short lines of stitching!

Great gift for girlfriends, school kids, baby showers, Mother's Day, Father's Day...with the right fabric, this pattern makes a great gift for anyone!

Once you make a few, you'll be able to whip out several of these in an hour. This pattern includes:

-15 detailed yet easy steps with pictures

-a diagram to help you use two fat quarters most efficiently to make up to 8 pouches

-templates for cutting fabric

-tips for fabric selection

-license to sell "Magic Binding" Tissue Pouches at craft fairs and on online shops

Top sellers at craft fairs! (Your purchase includes the license to sell these at craft fairs and on your online shop. Please credit Hen and Chick as the pattern maker in your Etsy/shop descriptions. May only be sold by purchaser of this pattern.)

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Approx. 5" x 3" x 1"


  • Fat Quarter of Fabric for outer (to make up to 8)
  • Fat Quarter of Fabric for contrast (to make up to 8)
  • 1/2 yard interfacing (light to medium, regular or iron-on) for up to 8

You Will Also Need:

  • matching or contrasting thread
  • sewing machine
  • scissors or rotary cutter and straight edge
  • chopstick for turning
  • pocket sized tissue packet(s)

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