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« on: June 22, 2013 08:54:44 AM »

For two recent swaps, I made (among other things) a zippered pouch for each partner.  They both like birds, and they both appreciate whimsy, so the birds are wearing party hats!

The basic construction is the same as this pouch, but I eliminated the gusset and just sewed them flat. I've made a lot of zippered pouches, but these are the first ones I've made like this, with an appliqued section and a fabric section on both sides. I think it makes them a lot more interesting and there are a million different things you could applique on them to personalize them--they would be great gifts, because anyone could use a pouch for something!







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« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2013 09:11:29 AM »

Those are both great, but my favorite is the top one. I really like the lighter colors.
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« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2013 10:45:06 AM »

They're very nice. I like the little bird cage pulls too.
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« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2013 12:38:27 PM »

ooh Leslie, I think you never made anything that I DIDN'T like!  Cheesy

Those are both very lovely. I like the pattern of the dark blue fabric, but I also like the patchwork you did on the first one.

Your pouches are the best, I so love mine  Grin

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« Reply #4 on: June 22, 2013 04:18:45 PM »

Beautiful! I especially love the colors in the first one.
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« Reply #5 on: June 22, 2013 08:01:27 PM »

These are so incredibly cute! The dark blue bird is especially pretty. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: June 23, 2013 06:22:09 AM »

i echo wendiek--there is not one thing that you have made that i have not swooned over literally.
these are gorgeous and lovely and rich.
and the party hats keep them totally fun!
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« Reply #7 on: June 23, 2013 08:17:39 AM »

I LOVE these!  Amazing birdies!
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« Reply #8 on: June 23, 2013 12:48:44 PM »

Oh Leslie You've done it again!! I love them. I love the first one!! I like the different blues & lighter colors & it's so cute with 2 different sides on the one side of the pouch, the appliqued is very whimiscal & the patch side is neat!!
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« Reply #9 on: June 24, 2013 02:54:11 AM »

They are so cute!  Adorable!
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