August 21, 2014

Double Exposure Zippered Pouch - A New Pattern!

Well, it's about time I introduced a new pattern!
Today I present the

In this pattern,
you'll learn how to apply "exposed" zippers,
which can then be trimmed with lace,
to resemble those gorgeous Japanese lace zippers.

{You know you've been wanting those lace zippers!}

This pouch is quick and easy to sew.
All you need are 2 or 3 fat quarters of fabric,
some Pellon 987F fusible fleece,
2 zippers
and 1 1/2 yds. lace or other trim.

For my sample,
I used Bonnie and Camille fabrics from the
Marmalade and Scrumptious lines.
The tangerine zippers came from Zipit on Etsy.

The pattern is full of photos to guide you, step by step.
Before long,
you have a stylish and useful double-pocket pouch.

You could keep some hexagons in one pocket...

and keep sewing supplies in the other pocket.

The pouch finishes at 9 1/2" x 12",
which makes it large enough to carry
some types of tablets, too!

You can fold the whole thing in half,
so it can go into a tote bag or purse.

Look what I did with the zipper pulls, for a final touch!

I cut some narrow ribbon (3/8" wide) on an angle,
then threaded it through the zipper pull.
I knotted it and trimmed it neatly.

{A touch of gingham makes everything sweeter!}

You can find my pattern for the

Come back tomorrow...
I'm having a GIVEAWAY to celebrate!

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  1. Such a fun and beautiful zippered pouch! I love the fancy zipper look!! These will make great gifts!

  2. Wow, it`s fabulous and love the lace you added!

  3. Hi Amy! Congrats on your pattern, I will be purchasing soon! I love the one you made as you know B&C are my favorite fabric designers! Can't wait to make it!

  4. Well Amy, this is absolutely darling! I love the addition of the lace.

  5. what a cool idea! I thought you are using the lace zippers! I have couple of those but I haven't made anything with them yet. This is cool, well done!


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