Christmas tutorial advent – Zipper pouch

You will need:

  • 2 x 22cm by 12cm Fabric for the outside of the pouch
  • 2x 22cm by 12cm Fabric for the inside of the pouch
  • 18cm zipper
  • Sewing machine & threads
  • Scissors
  1. Put one sheet of your lining fabric down right side up, then place your zipper along the edge of it and put a piece of the outside fabric ontop right side facing down.
  2. With a zipper foot sew across the top of your fabric as close to the zipper as possible.
  3. Pull the fabric back and repeat for the other side of the zipper.
  4. Lay the pouch out like pictured below with the two inside fabrics facing each other and the two outside fabrics facing each other.
  5. Sew around the fabric leaving a 1/2cm seam and take care to avoid the metal parts of your zipper. Leave a gap in the lining fabric for turning.
  6. Turn right side out and stitch up the opening you left for turning.
  7. Push the lining inside the pouch and its done!

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