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The Elmore Zipper Bag

A PDF Sewing Pattern by SewSimpleBags

This zipper pouch is a fantastic choice for those looking to create a simple yet versatile accessory. With just one zipper and three pockets, it's a beginner-friendly sewing project that offers convenience and functionality. Designed to be fat quarter friendly, this pouch can be completed quickly without the need for extensive measuring, printing, or pattern pieces. Unzipping the top reveals three pockets inside, including two spacious ones and a smaller one. The elongated zipper allows the bag to open wide, making it effortless to locate and retrieve your items.

This multipurpose pouch can be used as a stylish clutch or for organizing cosmetics, jewelry, sewing supplies, or pens. Its size is generous enough to accommodate your phone, a few cards or cash, as well as essentials like lipstick and keys for a date night.

Sewing novices will find this project ideal for learning to work with zippers. As you sew, you have the opportunity to observe and adjust the zipper for a clean and straight finish. To achieve perfection, basting tape can be utilized as a helpful tool. Enjoy the process and create a wonderful zipper pouch that combines practicality with your personal touch!





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