Archive for December, 2009

Zip it

I’m always on the look out for craft projects that can serve the dual purpose of using up some of my fabric stash whilst making a lovely gift. I’m particularly drawn to bags and purses, and this cute little box pouch caught my eye some time ago. It only took me a few hours (and I’m slow!) to run this one up, and I’ve already cut and pressed fabric for another-watch this space! It’s big enough to use as a pencil case, makeup bag, or for transporting a small craft project. The only slight niggle I have with this particular pattern is that the inner seams are exposed 😦 This rather spoiled the nice fabric I had chosen as lining. I’ve since tracked down this alternative version, which would require a bit more work, but has a much more professional finish.


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