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DIY Open Wide Pouch FREE sewing tutorial (with video)

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Two zipper pouches to sew

This is the DIY Open Wide Pouch FREE sewing tutorial (with video). Who likes to sew zipper bags? We do too! In our opinion, you can never have too many because they are so versatile and have so many uses. This handy Wide Open Zipper Pouch is a free sewing pattern and comes with a full step by step sewalong video too.

This versatile pouch can be packed and repacked with your necessities.

It can be used as a clutch or sometimes as a cosmetic pouch. This bag has a wide zip closure for easy access to the inside, and a flat case so it stands up nicely on its own. The little handle is a nice addition. Make your own pouch bag with your favorite fabric.

two zipper pouches and one showing the wide open zipper and space inside for your cosmetics

Sizing info:
When you have finished making your very own DIY Open Wide Pouch it will measure approximately 8¾″(22 cm) wide by 6″ (15 cm) high by 3″ (7.5 cm) deep.

Full video sewalong included for this free zipper pouch sewing pattern:
The designer has made an excellent video tutorial on YouTube that you can watch below by clicking on the play button.

Seam allowances are 3/8″ unless otherwise specified. All of the dimensions for the pieces you need to cut are shown in the video.

What is needed to make a DIY Open Wide Pouch:

Two zipper pouches from the sewing pattern plus the wide flat base and one open to show the space inside

If you prefer to follow along with written and photo instructions you can find those on the Sewing Times website. Click the button below to visit.

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