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How to Sew a Storage Pouch
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How to Sew a Storage Pouch

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1 hr +

Learn how to make this simple pyramid pouch! These pouches are useful for sewing notions and hair accessories, and the pouch also makes the perfect gift bag for an extra-special gift!

Make it in any size you like as long as the fabric pieces are squares.

Project and instructions created by Debbie Shore.

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How to make

Step 1

Begin by trimming your fabircs to size, you will need -

- x2 x 6” squares of outer fabric [Birds and Bobbins by Debbie Shore]

- 3” x 2” piece of outer fabric

- 2 x 6” squares of lining fabric

- x2 6” squares of single sided fusible Foam stabiliser

Then, fold the long edges of the strip of outer fabric to the centre, then fold in half and press. Top stitch along each side.

Step 2

Fuse foam stabiliser to the wrong sides of the outer squares. Draw diagonal line, 1” apart in two ways across the fabric pieces.

Step 3

Sew across the lines.

Step 4

Sew a piece of outer fabric to each side of the zip, right sides together.

Step 5

Fold the tab in half, and sew facing inwards to one side of the zip.

Step 6

Sew the lining squares to the opposite sides of the zip. Press the fabrics away from the zip, top stitch along each side of the zip. Trim the ends of the zip.

Step 7

Fold the fabric pieces over so they are right sides together, sew along each end, leaving a turning gap in the lining side of about 3”.

Step 8

Open the zip. Pull open the bottom end of the pouch so that the centre seams and zip align, sew straight across through all layers.

Step 9

With the remaining sides, pull the side seams away from each other so that the lining sides and outer sides match, sew straight across.

Step 10

To complete the pouch, turn the right side out and sew the turning gap closed.

Step 11

Your pouch is then complete!

How to Sew a Storage Pouch

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