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Sew your own cute and practical zipper pouches in two sizes with this PDF sewing pattern. These handy zipper pouches have a flat base so they stand up nicely. There’s an outside zipper pocket too for easy access to your essentials.
Check out the neat zippers and learn how to sew the fabric zipper tabs so you will have the perfect zipper ends on your bag every time!
• Two sizes in the same pattern.
• Fully lined with no raw edges.
• Front zipper pocket.
• Zipper closure on top.
Sizing info (Height by Width by Length):
• Medium = 5.7″ (14 .5cm) by 2.7″ (7 cm) by 8.2″ (21 cm).
• Large = 6.5″ (16.5 cm) by 3.5″ (9 cm) by 10.2″ (26 cm).
Beginner – Confident beginner. Basic sewing techniques and sewing machine knowledge would be helpful but I will help you along the way with clear instructions and photographs.
Materials needed (see the pattern for full details):
- Exterior fabric. Recommended – Cotton, Cotton-Canvas, Waxed Canvas, Oil Cloth, Quilting Cotton, Upholstery/Curtain Fabric,
- Lining fabric. Recommended – Quilting Cotton, 2oz-4oz PU Coated Nylon Waterproof Fabric,
- Pocket fabric. Recommended – Quilting Cotton, 2oz-4oz PU Coated Nylon Waterproof Fabric,
- Fusible interfacing. Recommended – Non-Woven = Vliseline H250 or Pellon 809. Woven = Pellon SF101, Vliseline G700.
- One #5 zipper. For a beginner sewer, the designer recommends nylon zips as they are easier to work with. She uses using silver/gold tone nylon zips which are easier and cheaper but give the illusion of metal zips,
- Leather zip pull (optional),
- Basic sewing supplies,
- A sewing machine.
• Easy to follow step-by-step instructions with lots of color photos to guide you along the way.
• Full-size, computer-drawn patterns with seam allowances included.
• Includes both US letter size and A4 paper size.
• Dimensions in both Imperial and Metric.
• A detailed breakdown of the materials you need to create this project.
• Instructions are written in English.
Did you like the look of these shiny ‘metal’ zippers on these bags? Then you might be pleased to know that if you like the look of metal zippers but don’t like how they are more difficult to sew (broken needles anyone?), then check out these nylon zippers by the yard that look just like metal zippers! Our new favorite bag sewing must-have.
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