Saturday, September 7, 2013

Zakka Pouch...

I know I showed you this the other day, 

but I wanted to tell you a little more about it!


My pouch ended up a little larger 

than the original pattern.  

It called for half square rectangles but I didn't have 

the facilities to print the pattern....


So I started with 2" ones and adjusted the pattern 

from there...


I've had this leftover piece of Ikea fabric for years 

and it became the perfect lining!

 I interfaced the lining to make the pouch a little 

more sturdy.

I can see more of these in my future!

Linking up with Debbie....

Happy days!

SUZ

27 comments:

  1. This is pretty, I love the fabrics.

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  2. Ahhh, I feel zen just looking at it. Perfect antidote to Election Day madness!

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  3. This is gorgeous - great idea to interface the lining :)

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  4. I really have to get a copy of Ayumi's lovely book!

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  5. It's so cute! I love the size...looks large enough for toiletries or hand sewing supplies :) great adjustments Susan!

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  6. Gorgeous pouch! It looks perfect for a weekend's worth of toiletries :D

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  7. It's just darling! I wish I could come across that book in my travels

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  8. The turquoise on the top and the pink lining go really well together, stash fabric is awesome

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  9. Love these boxy pouches! Pretty fabrics too.

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  10. It looks like a fun finish, although would have taken some time to make.

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  11. That is such a fun pouch! I really like those fabrics you've used!!

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  12. Lovely bag, Suz! Thanks for showing us more!!

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  13. I love your pouch!!!! I have this book with many projects marked....just need to find a little time ;-)

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  14. a very nice pouch and that lining is perfect

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  15. Maybe it's just the angle, but those half squares look like half-rectanges and I love the look of that. Something new to make me think.

    Love the IKEA fabric. I just finished up a tote and used fusible batting in the outside against the fabric and was not really pleased with how stiff it made the tote. In reading yours, I think that interfacing would have been a much better choice.

    This is really very cute!

    Elizabeth E.
    opquilt.com

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  16. Love your pouch and though I love this book, I also have struggled to enlarge the patterns..... So annoying!

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  17. Very cute! The fabrics are great, and you did such a nice sewing job. Maybe you too are finding that sewing pouches is addictive?

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