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On to our next Easter Tutorial!
Easter Egg Zippy Pouches!
This one is for older (or grown up) kids! As you can see, this is a fun way to gift money or vouchers!
And here’s how to make them:
What you need:
Front: From outer and lining fabrics & sew-in vilene (med/heavy) cut 2 x (5″ wide by 3.5″ tall) Back: From outer and lining fabrics & sew-in vilene (med/heavy) cut 2 x (5″ wide by 6″ tall) 5″ plastic zipper (or longer) 1.25″ wide key fob Basting spray 505 Zipper foot
1. Spray baste the vilene to the wrong sides of the corresponding outer pieces.
2. Place the zipper right sides together along the top edge of a 5″ x 3.5″ outer/front piece.
3. Pin a corresponding lining piece on top, right sides together with the outer fabric.
4. Using the zipper foot, sew through all layers.
5. Flip the lining over to the back and press away from the zipper. From the front side, sew 1/8″ finishing seam beside the zipper.
6. Now lay the other outer (front) piece on the table, right side facing. Place the zippered piece right sides together with the zipper aligned at the top edge.
7. Pin the remaining corresponding lining piece on top, right sides together with the attached lining piece. Sew through all layers as before.
8. Again flip the lining to the back side, press and sew a finishing seam 1/8″ away from the zipper. Your pouch front should look something like this.
9. Place the template onto the lining side and draw around with a pencil. Before cutting out on the line, bring the zipper pull inside the pouch and sew a few stitches across the zipper (just inside the line) to secure.
10. Place the outer/vilene back piece WRONG sides together with the corresponding lining piece.
11. Place right sides together with the egg front. Pin and sew 1/4″ inside the edge.
12. Trim away the excess and zigzag the raw edges.
13. Turn the pouch right side out through the zipper and press well.
14. Attach the keyfob & ring to the top of the ‘egg’.
Stuff with money, goodies (or diamonds!) and gift to your favourite big person!!