Thursday, February 17, 2011

Zippered Pouch

Suzanne, if you're reading this, CLOSE THIS NOW until you get your birthday package....I'm serious! NOW! =)

Are you still reading? Close it! I know you girlie! =) 

Ok, now that she's gone...

I have sewn my first bag...well, small bag. I found this adorable owl pattern, and knew I had to make something for my bestie for her birthday. She is obsessed with owls. I have been friends with her FOREVER it seems like. Since about 8th grade, I think. 

This is us the night of my wedding rehearsal:

Anyways, her birthday was like a month ago, and I'm still working on her stuff that I'm sending her. Everytime I think I'm done, I want to add something else. But, I'm working on the last thing. Finally. 


I am still intimidated by my sewing machine, but I thought this would be an easy project to tackle. It didn't come out perfect by any means, but I hope she likes it!


I didn't have a different fabric for lining so I just used the same.


You can tell it's my first. Look at the inside. Oh well, right? I tried. She can use it for makeup in her purse or something.

11 comments:

  1. I am just learning how to use my sewing machine. I can't wait to make a zippered pouch ;) Thanks for sharing.

    Enjoy your weekend!

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  2. Very cute! I love the owls! My sewing machine scares me too! I still haven't been very creative with mine and I've had it for years!

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  3. It's super cute, good job! I'm a new sewer as well, but I haven't tried zippers yet... they intimidate me! Stopping by from the girl creative blog hop! I'm your newest follower!

    jjreynoldsfamily.blogspot.com

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  4. Very cute! Great project, I'm still too afraid to try anything with a zipper. I featured you today on my bag round up :)

    http://sunshineandchaucer.blogspot.com/2011/02/bag-round-up.html

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  5. wow. I'm impressed that you tackled a zipper on your first try. I still haven't tried a zipper!

    megan
    craftycpa.blogspot.com

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  6. It wasn't that bad, but the bag isn't perfect by any means. The tutorial was SUPER helpful. Thanks y'all for all the lovely comments!

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  7. Wow, That tutorial is my "to do" things..... hehehehe, I haven't done it yet. I only recently got my sewing machine ( about 1 week ago) so I'm dying to get started.... all I need now is Fabric. LOL.
    You did a great job, keep it up, you know what they say, practice makes perfect

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  8. You did great, I am impressed you attempted this on one of your first sewing machine attempts! I know your friend will love it!Thanks for linking up with Saturday Spotlight!

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