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Fast Easy and Useful Gift Pouch made from your scrap fabric.
Using paper plates, cookware lids or any circular object as templates, you can create simple but handy gift pouches.

Your completed project will be half the diameter of your original template. For example, a 30 cm. diameter plate will create a 15 cm. diameter pouch.

Posted by Bead Crumbs from United States, United States • Published See Bead Crumbs's 20 projects »
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  • How to make a drawstring pouch. Reversible Gift Pouch - Step 1
    Step 1

    Choose your fabric - one for the inside and one for the outside. This is reversible so you can use it any way that you want to.

  • How to make a drawstring pouch. Reversible Gift Pouch - Step 2
    Step 2

    Pin fabric right sides together and trace your template on one fabric.

  • How to make a drawstring pouch. Reversible Gift Pouch - Step 3
    Step 3

    Sew on the line that you traced but leave a small opening so you can turn your fabric the right way.

  • How to make a drawstring pouch. Reversible Gift Pouch - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut out leaving an allowance of about 1 cm. Cut darts.

  • How to make a drawstring pouch. Reversible Gift Pouch - Step 5
    Step 5

    From the opening (the green line), turn your fabric so that the design is now on the outside.

    Reinforce the opening by sewing small stitches along the edges and sew a small stitch right in the center (red marks).

    Sew a smaller circle about 1 cm. in from the edge (black arrow) to create a path for the drawstring.

  • Step 6

    Attach cord to a safety pin and thread through the drawstring path.

    Decorate cord with large beads so the cord doesn't slip back through the opening.

  • How to make a drawstring pouch. Reversible Gift Pouch - Step 7
    Step 7

    Your done!

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Roo
Roo · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 3 projects
How adorable! I want to try this as a purse!
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TH3 N3RD
TH3 N3RD · Honolulu, Hawaii, US · 4 projects
Cute!
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