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« on: May 17, 2009 11:40:48 AM »

A friend is having a BBQ for her birthday/graduation. She is a fellow crocheter, so I wanted to make her a little something. (In addition to the real gift - a gift card to anthropologie)

I sort of winged this little zipper pouch. I would have lined it, but my sewing machine is in the shop and I didn't have enough time to hand sew.

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The whole pouch. I don't think the sides are that uneven....though they look like it.



Zipper detail. I got the charms on ebay a while ago.



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I'm happy with how this turned out. I will definately make other pieces that use a similar design.
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« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2009 11:58:57 AM »

This is so cute! That zipper detail really makes it special.
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« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2009 12:22:58 PM »

How do you add a zipper to a crochet item without a lining? It looks super cute!
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« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2009 12:58:35 PM »

very nice i love the color
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« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2009 08:26:13 PM »

How do you add a zipper to a crochet item without a lining? It looks super cute!

I pretty much winged it...

I sewed the zipper to the outside of the pouch. I had thread that matched pretty well and I made small stitches on the outside and larger ones inside.

After I had sewed it all around I put a thin layer of fabri-tac under the other parts of the zipper tape to make sure it was on securely. It seemed to work pretty well and the fabri-tac didn't gush out between the crochet stitches. 
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