Friday, May 29, 2015

Boxy Pouch - A Success!

Seeing so many fun pouches linked up with Oh Scrap!, I am inspired to try my hand at making some of my own.  On my first attempt, I wanted to just try out a pattern and practice sewing in a zipper.  
I found a great boxy pouch tutorial at kelbysews that didn't look too difficult so I thought I would whip one up!




I made mine using fusible fleece, a nylon zipper I had in my stash and some vintage (1970's?) home decorator fabric I inherited from my grandmother.  The pouch was fun to make and went together pretty easily.




I lined this one with a happy red print.  I will definitely be making more in the future.  I want to try my hand at making my own scrappy fabric and quilting it prior to sewing up the bag.  I can definitely see some of these being made for holiday gifts!




Linking Up:

Crazy Mom Quilts
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17 comments:

  1. Terrific bag! Aren't they fun?
    Next thing you know, there'll be cross-pollination with scrap-a-palooza, and you'll have bag-a-palooza in all kinds of gorgeous colors and patterns!

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  2. A gal can NEVER have too many bags, and guess I'm going to add another to my collection! Love this one. Thanks for the link and for showing yours!

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  3. Isn't it nice to have a quick finish? I think I am going to have more of this kind of project in my future :)

    I love your funky print. I never would have guessed that it is vintage!

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  4. Thanks so much for sharing...think I'll hop right on over to Kelby's blog and get the tute for this cute bag. Have a wonderful weekend.
    lv2bquilting2@comcast.net

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  5. That turned out great! I think bags and pouches are a lot of fun, although I am still trrying to master zippers! I want to try a patchwork one next, too.

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  6. Oh Cynthia, this turned out wonderful. Love using old treasured fabrics.
    This is a great pattern

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  7. Darling! Thanks for the link. I'll add one to my bucket list.

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  8. So sweet!! I love how they come out all boxy, it looks impossible!! What a cheerful pouch to see everyday! XX!

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  9. That turned out great. I just recently also made two of those...they are sooo addictive!

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  10. This turned out great Cynthia!!! It looks like you have made bags for a long time ~ this cannot be your first! Love it!

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  11. Pouches are so much fun to make. I like your bright fabric choices. Visiting from FIUF.

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  12. Very fun! The first thing I thought when I saw the picture was, "Where does she get her fabric?" Now I know!

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  13. Looking good! Well done! :)

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  14. Great print for your pouch. Thanks for linking up with TGIFF.

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  15. Ugh, I'm sewing some zip bags for teacher gifts and I just can NOT get the hang of zippers!! Your bag looks FABULOUS!

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