I did it.
I've just made another Sweet Travel Pouch. This time using Liberty Tana lawn. And I couldn't be more delighted with it.
But let's start at the beginning. Shall we?
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Surely you love liberty prints as much as I do. Betsy is my fave - but the colours I love seem to change regularly. Neon pink have to be on top. But now l'm off topic.
Unfortunately they are pricy. Especially all the rare neon ones. But luckily you won't need much for making bags and pouches. Y-A-Y!
Take some of your scraps, add a zipper and some vinyl and you're all set to make a Sweet Travel Pouch as well.
All fabric for this project was kindly provided by Alice Caroline Fabrics.
Ohh and aren't those bracelets my daughter's wearing adorable? She made them the other day and now wants to have her own bracelet making biz. Hahaha.
It's such a fun and quick little project. And best of all - totally beginner friendly! If you can sew a straight line, you can make one. Or a dozen. As they might be slightly addictive to make.
But let me tell you what you'll need.
Materials for your Sweet Travel Pouch:
- some of your fave Liberty scraps - I love Betsy but any of them would look amazing!
- plastic zipper - top tip: I usually buy 10" zippers in bulk as they are so much cheaper and cut them to size!
- small piece of vinyl
- thread - I like to use Aurifil 50wt construction and Aurifil 28wt for topstitching (but that that's of course optional)
- and a Teflon foot to make your life a little easier (but again totally optional)
- interfacing - as I was using super thin Liberty Tana lawn, I decided to add some fusible interfacing to the backing (just to make sure it has a little structure) but this absolutely optional
And as for notions. Please, please, pleeeaaase always only use clips to hold your vinyl in place as needles will leave holes and you won't be able to get rid of them anymore. Ever. This is super important and will help you immensely create a perfect little pouch (without any extra holes!).
Sweet Travel Pouch (PDF pattern):
And finally - you will need a copy of the pattern. CLICK HERE for your copy! It's a digital file (PDF) and ready for instant download so you can get started straight away. Additionally you will get access to my bonus video tutorial where I slowly walk you through the entire process. Don't worry - I will be by your side and you can totally make one as well.
If you like to find out a little more about the pattern itself, my best tips and tricks and see more pictures for inspiration - please head over to my latest blog post on the Sweet Travel Pouch.
And that's a wrap, my friend. All you need to know about my Liberty Travel Pouch.
But of course. If you have any further questions - please don't hesitate to get in touch. I am only an email away. Always.
Take care + happy Bag Making
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