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Edinburgh, Scotland, GB
2007
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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

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 1
    Step 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.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 2
    Step 2

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

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 3
    Step 3

    Stitch the bear's mouth in place.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stitch the ear inners and nose in place too.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 5
    Step 5

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

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 6
    Step 6

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

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 7
    Step 7

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

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 8
    Step 8

    Your bear should now look like this.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 9
    Step 9

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

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 10
    Step 10

    Stitch along the edge.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 11
    Step 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.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 12
    Step 12

    Unzip the zip a little.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 13
    Step 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.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 14
    Step 14

    Sew around the outside of the pouch.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 15
    Step 15

    Fold your pouch inside out.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 16
    Step 16

    Thread a needle with some black embroidery thread.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 17
    Step 17

    Stitch on the bear's mouth.

  • How to sew a fabric animal pouch. Bear Coin Purse - Step 18
    Step 18

    Fill with coins and you're all done!

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Comments

tom./
tom./ · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 44 projects

Aww! Almost his 1st birthday!

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 947 projects

Tongue x

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janinekittyb
janinekittyb · Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA · 2 projects

gorgeous!!!!!

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 947 projects

Thanks! x

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Anna H.
Anna H. · Kassel, Hesse, DE · 243 projects

I love the fact that it's tweed, looks so vintage!

Cat Morley
Cat Morley · Edinburgh, Scotland, GB · 947 projects

Aww thanks! x

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