Saturday, May 27, 2017

New Zipper Pouch for Trip to Denver

I've been in Denver this week for work and last weekend, I realized I needed a new zipper pouch for my makeup.  I tried a few tutorials and patterns for zipper pouches in the past, but while scrolling through Pinterest, I saw this one.  It looked really quick and easy so I went ahead and got started.


I picked a fat quarter from my stash for the body of the bag and paired it with a pink Kona.  I even had the pale pink zipper in my stash!

The lining is a fun pink print I've had forever.



This was such an easy make! I don't love that the seams are visible on the inside of the bag but I guess you could easily bind the raw edges to encase them and make the inside look as nice as the outside.

I love how the tutorial shows you how to add the zipper tabs before sewing the zipper in.  They add such a nice touch to the bag.


I really like this pouch and it came together so quickly, I think I might need to make a bunch more!



I will be linking up at Crazy Mom Quilts for Finish It Up Friday.

6 comments:

  1. Turned out great! Thanks for sharing the link!

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  2. This looks fantastic! I have a few travel pouches that were gifted to me years ago, and it will be nice to have references for bags that work well to make when they wear out. :)

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  3. I love your fabric choices, Izzy! Particularly that purple one!! Hope your travels to Denver are going well - safe travels home. xoxo

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  4. What a fun travel pouch, I love the colors you used.

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  5. You can never have too many pouches! This one is cute as the dickens!

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