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Pouches, pouches, pouches!!
Tutorial on colorful fabric and clear vinyl makeup pouches. Before you start sewing, you will need to do the following:
1) Create your pattern –
Draw 1 rectangle 7.5″ x 5.5″ [ for the fabric]. Draw 1 rectangle 7.5″ x 5″ [ for the vinyl]. Round both bottom corners. The top edge is straight
2) Cut your fabric -
Fabric, both back/main and lining/colorful pattern – 1 piece each
Clear vinyl – Cut 1 piece
Interfacing – Cut 2 pieces
Fuse the interfacing to the back of the cotton fabric

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  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Lay zipper horizontal. Zipper tab should be facing the left.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Lay main fabric piece along zipper tape top edge, right sides are facing each other. Pin. Place into sewing machine and stitch together.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Turn zipper over. Place lining fabric piece on top of zipper tape top edge. Right side is down/facing the back piece. The zipper should be sandwiched between the lining and back fabric pieces. Place into sewing machine and stitch down. Follow previous stitches.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Press seams into place. Be careful to not touch iron to zipper teeth.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place into sewing machine and topstitch along zipper edge. At the same time, change to a basting stitch. Baste around the non-zipper sides with a 1/8″ seam allowance s. This helps keep the fabric pieces together.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 6
    Step 6

    Lay zipper facing right side up. Place vinyl piece on other side of zipper tape. Stitch vinyl to zipper tape. Make sure to stitch as close to zipper teeth as possible, still allowing zipper to open freely.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Fold in half at the zipper. Clear vinyl now lays on top of lining fabric right side. Pin/ use wonder clips along zipper folder edge. Cut zipper ends off. Trim edges of pouch making sure all seams are even. Backstitch zipper ends if it makes you feel better.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Diy.. Make A Colorful Vinyl Cosmetic Pouch - Step 8
    Step 8

    Start at one end and place binding at top corner. Leave approximately 1″ tail. Wrap and tuck the tail towards the backside, pin and place into sewing machine. Edgestitch. Before finishing at the other end, wrap and tuck there bias tape into itself again. Backstitch. Quick Tip.. Pesky bias tape falling off the vinyl? Cut really small pieces of wonder tape and stick it under the bias tape. I promise it will hold everything in place.

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