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Sewing lady zipper pouch

Created in this Craftsy Course

Bag-Making Basics: Reversible Tote & Zipper Pouch taught by Kristin Link

Take this free mini-class and learn how to make two cute bags with Kristin Link of Sew,Mama,Sew!

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Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Whimsical, Cute
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What materials did you use? Cottons and batics to feature a block that I wanted to include in the design, Now to make the rest for the quilting group I belong to....

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What are you most proud of? The design of the additional fabric worked well. Zippers went in easily after the neat trick in the course. And so I was able to make one for each of the ladies in my quilt group!

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Consider some fun use of fabrics and size alterations. Children would love these for school supplies, small toys, etc. Another consideration when putting the zipper in. I unzipped the top down a bit so it didn't interfere when starting to add the zipper and again when topstitching - even with the zipper foot attached. Then just before I came to it, I stopped, pulled the presser foot up, turned the fabric to reach it and zipped it past where I was, and continued to finish the edge. For me, it seemed to make it a cleaner and straigher seam edge.

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i have this material, love it. will be making this zippered pouch!!

01/01/2013 Flag

I absolutely looveeeee your pouches. If you dont mind where did you get the material from?

01/06/2013 Flag

Adorable

01/31/2013 Flag

Clever use of the sewing ladies panel fabric. Thank you for your tip about the zipper.

08/03/2013 Flag

Oh these are so cute! The sewing ladies are fantastic. Guild gifts?

10/04/2013 Flag