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boxy zipper bog
I love making these little bags. Now I know how to use my zipper foot. But now i've made a ton and you should too! Thanks to Three Bears.

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  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Okay, you should cut out 2 squares, 9 by 6 and your zipper.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold a hem to prepare for sewing on your zipper. Fold on the 9 inch long side.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pin them to your zipper.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    get your zipper foot out and start sewing along your hem.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 5
    Step 5

    so now you should fold the sides together so that the zipper is inside out. And on the opposite side of the zipper, sew the bottom shut.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 6
    Step 6

    And you should have a tube, something like this.

    Now most important before you start the next step: Open up the zipper about halfway. Trust me on this...there'll be less swearing if you do! So do it now.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 7
    Step 7

    Now you're going to flatten it out like this. Cause this is where you sew the ends together.
    Just straight down along the 6 inch side.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 8
    Step 8

    something like this,

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now puff it open, (still inside out) and pull out the corners so that you can draw out the triangles or corners. I used about an inch from the tip of the corner, marked it, and pinned it. Do this for all 4 corners.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 10
    Step 10

    something like this.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 11
    Step 11

    I set my machine to the shortest straight stitch and now sew along your mark. Closing off that corner.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 12
    Step 12

    Afterwards it should look something like this.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 13
    Step 13

    cut off your ends, but don't cut where you've just sewn. Or you got nothing.

  • How to make a zipper pouch. Zipper Box Bag - Step 14
    Step 14

    Now this is where the open zipper helps: Turn your bag inside out and you should have a fabric box bag!

    Fabulous, now go make a ton!

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Norbertta Noname
Norbertta Noname · 1 project
heeeei, corners went good! thanx 4 this!
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Norbertta Noname
Norbertta Noname · 1 project
i dont understant "the corner part" ... mightbe, im lil simple, but i'll try anyway Happy

Very nice piece of work!
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iejha a.
iejha a. · Jakarta, Special Capital Region of Jakarta, ID · 3 projects
very simple!!!i like it...thaaannxx
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CharlieCabana
CharlieCabana · Bellingham, Washington, US
Great explanations!
Super cute!
Happy
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soon
soon
great pics on this tut sure does help with understanding and for those of us who can only learn with pics thanks!
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MamaMegan
MamaMegan
Awesome I'm gonna make me some Happy
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