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Mastering the Butler Method: A Guide to Inserting Zippers with The Easy Peasy Pouch Pattern

The Easy Peasy Pouch™ from AmyLynneDesigns

The Easy Peasy Pouch™ from AmyLynneDesigns is aptly named for its simplicity and fun sewing experience. You'll quickly find yourself making more than one of these pouches. Easy Peasy pouches are perfect to give as gifts, and they're a fantastic addition to your online store or as items for a craft fair. The best part? They require minimal supplies, making them nearly cost-free to make. Economical, fun to sew, and a very practical gift at any time of the year.

Butler Method for Inserting Zippers:

The is Easy Peasy Pouch™ is crafted using the Butler Method when inserting the zipper. The Butler Method, a technique devised to simplify the process of adding zippers to your bags. This method eliminates the need for folding, measuring, sewing, and prepping your zipper before insertion. Once you try this technique, you'll likely find it indispensable, and use it for all your bag projects. Christine from Christine's Home Affairs beautifully demonstrates this zipper insertion technique for bag-making in the video below.

Watch a free tutorial on the Butler Method for inserting zippers into bags:

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Resources for Zippers:

  • Zipit - USA/Buy YKK Zippers Wholesale

  • ZipperLoft - Canada/Genuine YKK Zippers

  • ZipperStop - USA/ZipperStop Authorized Wholesale Distributor YKK®

  • NeedledBoutique - UK/Haberdashery & Hardware - Official YKK Zips made in UK



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