Just like many of you, I don’t like seeing any exposed or raw edges when I make my pouches. So, after doing a bit of testing of different techniques, I decided adding fabric binding to finish inner edges was the way to go. This technique makes for a pretty easy pouch assembly and bound edges add extra stability and structure to a finished pouch. Definitely a win-win.
Special features of the Boxy Tool Pouch:
three sizes in the same pattern
cute boxy shape
no raw edges/ all inside edges beautifully finished using fabric binding (last two photos)
Skill level: advanced beginner
Sizing info: (tall x wide x deep)
SMALL – 2” x 5” x 2 ½”
MEDIUM – 2 ½” x 6 ½” x 3”
LARGE – 3” x 8” x 4”
Please note, this is a MEASURE AND CUT PATTERN meaning all pattern pieces are cut using cutting mat, rotary cutter, and ruler. No printed templates are needed to make this pouch. You will receive 9 pages of clear, easy to follow step by step instructions + color photos to guide you in the process.
Materials needed (for large size):
1 FE (fat eights) of fabric measures 9” x 21”
fabric A (pouch exterior) – 1 FQ
fabric B (pouch lining) – 1 FQ
fabric C (pull handle) – 3” x 7” strip
SF 101 interfacing (or similar medium weight fusible interfacing) – 1/2 yard
one – 11” long metal or nylon zipper
(7” long zipper for small size, 9” long zipper for medium size)
one – 1/2” – 3/4” wide x 2” long ribbon
one zipper pull – I used a 6” long 1/8” wide leather lace (optional)
Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download immediately after check out.