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« on: June 02, 2009 06:47:00 PM »

I have been making a ton of these zipper pouches latley!!  Here are just a few of them!







And some pix with the linings showing.  These are a few of my favorites  Grin








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« Reply #1 on: June 02, 2009 06:55:06 PM »

So cute.  I especially like the one with the cat fabric and gingham lining!
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« Reply #2 on: June 02, 2009 09:27:53 PM »

Love these.
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« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2009 05:51:15 AM »

Awesome! I LOVE you fabric choices.  Where ever did you kind the Van Gogh fabric?  Shocked Thank you for showing the liner fabric.  I think that is just as important as the outer!

Would you be willing to make a tutorial on these?  I have been looking for a pattern/instructions on lined zipper pouches and I have not been successful. 
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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2009 08:01:23 AM »

Cute!!  I noticed the top ends are diagonal - is there a reason why you do that?  I'm wondering because when I make my zip pouches, the end of the zipper that's in teh seam allowance (if that makes any sense) tends to make the ends a little bunchy.  Yours don't look bunchy . . . anyhow, any info on that would be great!
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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2009 08:03:12 AM »

I have no idea where the Van Gough fabric came from to be honest.  It was another craftster.  My best friend was in the scrap fabric swap, and it was sent to her.  She gave me all of her fabric recently, and so that is how i came across it.   

As for a tutorial, I don't need to make one because this is the one i use, it is GREAT!

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=22875.0
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2009 08:05:15 AM »

my zippers are longer than my fabric.  I got a ton of zips from a thrift store for a great price, so i use those.  to make the ends diagonal, I just put the zip in and sew over the ends when Im sewing down the sides.  This causes them to be diagonal, and keeps them from being bunchy.   It took me a while to figure out how to do it so it looked nice and flat.


ETA:  Also, I don't use the zipper stops, I just sew across the zipper itself.  
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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2009 08:11:27 AM »

o and just so you know what the van gough fabric really looks like!   It cracks me up!





And one more just because!



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« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2009 08:27:58 AM »

I still love it!

Thanks for the link!
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« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2009 01:57:58 PM »

Ooo nice! I love all the fabric combinations you chose. And the Van Gough one is adorable. Grin
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