My surface design group did some clamp dyed felt last week that I wrote about on the Felting and Fiber Studio recently. I decided to make some zippered pouches out of the felt. The only problem was that I have never sewn in a zipper before. I do a lot of sewing but it’s mainly free motion embroidery instead of sewing clothing or functional items. Luckily, there are tons of videos on YouTube that show how to make a zippered pouch.
So I bought a bunch of 7-9″ zippers and started sewing. This first one would work well for a make up bag as it’s about 7-8″ long.
Here’s the other side of the bag.
And the bags are fully lined. I used some of my screen printed fabric for lining.
I am planning on making a bunch of these and selling them at the store.
Then I made a smaller coin purse size.
Here’s the other side of this one.
And the lining is more of my screen printed and then over dyed fabric. These don’t take too long to put together and I think the zippers look OK so more to come!