Patchwork Pouch

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Zipper continued:
Layer the Bag Front, right sides together, on the Zipper and
Lining. Stitch. (A Zipper foot makes stitching easier.)
Lining
right side
Patchwork Pouch
2½" x 2½" x 6"
Bag Front
wrong side
stitch
Repeat on the other side of the Zipper. Stitch.
stitch
Supplies
Bag Front & Lining: 20-2½" x 5" rectangles
1–12" Zipper
mid-weight woven fusible interfacing: 1-9½" x 10½"
Grosgrain Ribbon–½" x 5"
Bag Front
wrong side
Lining
wrong side
Construction (Use ¼" seams.)
1
Bag Front: Select 10-2½" x 5 rectangles for the
Bag Front. Sew 5-2½" x 5" rectangles into a row.
Make 2 rows. Sew the 2 rows together.
Lining: Using the remaining 10 rectangles,
sew 5-2½" x 5" rectangles into a row.
Make 2 rows. Sew the 2 rows together.
Fuse the interfacing to the wrong side of the Lining.
Open the Zipper. Turn the Bag Front and Lining right sides out.
Push the Bag Front through the Zipper into the Lining.
Close the Zipper halfway.
Fold the Ribbon in half. Insert the Ribbon between the Bag
Front and Lining Front, the raw edges aligning with the Bag edge.
Stitch the sides. When you are stitching, backstitch over the
Zipper ends.
2½" x 5"
stitch
Lining
right side
Ribbon
trim
zipper
fold
4
Turn the Bag right side out.
This Bag would also look great using 2 Layer Cake™
10" squares for the Bag Front and Lining!
stitch
Lining
right side
stitch
stitch
Zipper right side
Corners: The Bag is still Lining side out. Sew all four corners,
1¼" from the tip. Trim the corners ¼" from the seam.
stitch
top
Lining edge
3
1¼"
bottom
open Zipper
10½"
Lining
right side
Zipper extends beyond the Lining
Zipper extends beyond the Lining
9½"
backstitch
2
Zipper: Open the Zipper. Center and layer the Zipper on the
right side of the Lining.
Lining
right side
stitch
The remaining illustrations will show the Bag Front & Lining as solid
pieces for simplicity.
backstitch
trim
Bag & Lining
Make 1 for each
9½" x 10½"
with seams
trim