Sew: monogrammed polka dot pouches
The perfect coin purse size for your money, lip gloss, etc.
These pouches measure 5″w x 4.5″h x 1″thick at base.
The monogram and lining are navy blue to contrast with the cute pink and white polka dots:
And each pouch is personalized with the receipents’ first initial:
Here’s how I made the pouches:
1. Supplies needed:
1 – exterior fabric 6″w x 10″l
2 – lining fabric 6″w x 5″l
1 – fusible interfacing 6″ x 10″
1 – 5″ zipper
grosgrain ribbon for zipper pull
2. Fuse interfacing on to wrong side of exterior fabric.
Pin letter in place:
3. Zig zag stitch around letter:
4. Place zipper face down on top edge of exterior fabric then place one piece of lining fabric and stitch along top edge:
5. Flip lining over and top stitch down to keep from getting caught in zipper:
6. Repeat for other side of zipper using other end of exterior fabric:
7. Sew side seams shut and miter the bottom corners:
8. Clip mitered corners and turn right side out.
Press side seams open and press in raw edge then top stitch lining shut:
9. Push lining into pouch and press:
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