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Nice 'n' Simple
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Keep your pennies in one place with a cute handmade zipper pouch!

Coins are always falling out of Tom's pockets and I find them all over the house, so I decided to make him a coin pouch for them with his favourite animal on!

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Instructions

  1. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 1 1

    Print out the template and cut two bear heads from tweed, two bear heads from fleece, one white mouth, two white ear inners and a little pink felt nose.

  2. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 2 2

    Position the bear's face so that he looks cute.

  3. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 3 3

    Stitch the bear's mouth in place.

  4. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 4 4

    Stitch the ear inners and nose in place too.

  5. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 5 5

    Lay the fleece pieces on top of the tweed pieces and pin in place.

  6. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 6 6

    Stitch the two pieces together, removing the pins as you go.

  7. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 7 7

    Pierce two holes where you'd like the eyes to go and slip them in place.

  8. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 8 8

    Your bear should now look like this.

  9. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 9 9

    Pin the edge of the zip to the bottom of the bear like this, with the zip upside down.

  10. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 10 10

    Stitch along the edge.




  11. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 11 11

    Pin the other edge of the zip to the back of the pouch like this, making sure that both sides match up and stitch in place.

  12. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 12 12

    Unzip the zip a little.

  13. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 13 13

    Lay the two bear heads on top of each other, so that the wrong sides are facing out. Pin around the edges and cut off the excess edges from the zip.

  14. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 14 14

    Sew around the outside of the pouch.

  15. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 15 15

    Fold your pouch inside out.

  16. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 16 16

    Thread a needle with some black embroidery thread.

  17. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 17 17

    Stitch on the bear's mouth.

  18. How to make a coin purse. Bear Coin Purse - Step 18 18

    Fill with coins and you're all done!

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