Zip It!

/ Tuesday 6 November 2012 /
I couldn't touch my sewing machine during September and the first half of October since I was writing a grant proposal. But as soon as I was finished I had the urge to sit down and make some quick finishes. I made four cute zippy pouches - different from the ones I have done before.  This one is my favourite - I love this Martha Negley feather print. It is a perfect size for storing my EPP pieces.
See-thru zippy pouch 3
I didn't use a pattern for these, but I was inspired by something I saw on the internet ages ago that stuck in my head. Alas, I don't remember where I first saw the inspiration, so if it rings a bell for anyone, let me know and I'll put up a link.
See-thru zippy pouch 2
I gave this last one to my daughter - I took a quickie photo with my watch in to show her the clear front, but the watch stayed on my arm.
These are lined with batting, which I attached with spray baste. I used a 6- or 10-gauge plastic vinyl that I bought at the local chain fabric store. The backs don't show in these photos, but they are the same print that you see through the front. Super easy, super fast.
See-thru zippy pouch 1

P.S. It's election day today and I would appreciate your vote! I was nominated in the best quilt photography section of the Bloggers' Quilt Festival. Go here, and scroll down to the Quilt Photography section; vote for Stitchliterate - if you click on the thumbnail you can see the original post and more photos of the quilt. Thanks to all who nominated me!


{ Loree } on: 6 November 2012 at 10:06 said...

these would be great for in the overnight bag.

{ Jennifer } on: 6 November 2012 at 11:54 said...

These are so cute! I'm thinking these would make great stocking stuffers...

Jennifer :)

{ Ariane } on: 6 November 2012 at 12:01 said...

These are so cute!! I love all the fabrics you used. I could use some of these. I should really make some.

{ Jenniffier } on: 6 November 2012 at 13:54 said...

super cute!

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