10 Sweet Animal Pouches to Sew in a Weekend

Everything is better when it’s shaped like an animal — am I right? These animal pouches are perfect quick weekend projects, and they couldn’t be cuter! All of these animal pouches are full patterns, downloadable in just a few minutes. Skill levels vary from beginner to intermediate — great for learning new techniques or practicing the basics.

Sew a fun, cute pouch this weekend with one of these 10 animal pouch patterns!

Free Fox Coin Pouch Pattern

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1. Fox Coin Pouch

What does the fox say? That this little coin pouch is a FREE pattern! Along with its obviously adorable design, this little fox is also easy to sew. Its zipper closure keeps everything inside safe until you need it. At 3″ x 4″, this pouch is perfect for small things — or small people! Send it to school filled with lunch money or make some to give away at an animal-themed birthday party.

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DIY Shark Pouch

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2. Shark Week Pouch

This snap-closure pouch holds more than you’d think! It’s made to hold supplies for “that time of the month,” but at 4″ x 6″ it’s quite large and can be filled with lots more. How about a pen and memo pad, or emergency snacks for your purse? This shark’s adorable toothy grin is sure to make you smile whenever you use it!

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Squid Felt Pouch

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3. Squid Zippered Pencil Pouch

What kid wouldn’t want to take these Squid Pencil Pouches to school? It’s even more appealing because it’s a FREE pattern! Download it today and sew up a fully lined, zippered pencil case for your little one. It’s sure to be the envy of all of their classmates!

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Pigeon-Shaped Pencil Case

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4. Pigeon Pouch Crayon Holder Sewing Pattern

This clever pigeon hides a little pouch under its wing, just waiting for you to fill it with crayons, lip balm or lunch money. The edges are finished with a blanket stitch, letting you practice (and show off!) your hand-sewing skills.

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Rectangular Owl Pencil Case

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5. Owl Pencil Case Zipper Pouch

“Hoo” thinks this pencil case is just too cute? I know I do! Sharpen your quilting skills on this Fat Quarter-friendly zippered case. It’s generously sized at 9½” x 7½“, which is large enough for your e-reader!

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Patchy Shark Pencil Case

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6. Shark Pencil Case Pattern

Shark lovers, unite — and take your pencils with you! This amazing zippered pouch is a FREE pattern, sure to delight whoever uses it. There is plenty of room for school supplies behind this shark’s shiny smile.

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DIY Cat Pouch

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7. Zippered Cat Pouch

This little Zippered Cat Pouch is the purrrr-fect present for your favorite cat enthusiast! This weekend project uses supplies you already have at home. Coordinate your scraps or model this kitty after your favorite feline friend. The pattern even includes instructions for making a charming kitty cat purse.

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Rabbit-Shaped Pouch

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8. Rabbit Zipper Pouch

Bunnies are not just for Easter anymore. This bunny has a zipper along it’s back to hold tiny treasures and holiday surprises. Sew up one of these cuties and you may find them multiplying before your eyes! 

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9. Animal Zipper Pouches Pattern

Wow! This beginner-friendly pouch pattern includes six animal pouch patterns. Each one has a zippered closure and instructions to help you through the project. Use this quick project for your next batch of party favors or school raffle prizes.

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10. Cat Pencil and Coin Pouch — 2 for 1 Pattern

This pattern is the cat’s meow! It includes instructions for both a zippered pencil case and a coin pouch. Your crafting friends would even love one to hold their sewing supplies or crochet hooks. Using basic sewing skills, you can put one together in an afternoon.

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3 Responses to “10 Sweet Animal Pouches to Sew in a Weekend”
  1. Sharon Winters
    Sharon Winters

    Disappointment for not being able to access the Animal Zipper Pouch pattern!