How to sew the 2ways carrying pouch

Today’s handcrafted goods is “2ways carrying pouch".

2ways carrying pouch

Materials

Outer body fabrics, 21cm by 15cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer body fabrics

Outer gusset fabrics, 5cm by 21cm are 2 pieces. 5cm by 15cm is 1 piece. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer gusset fabrics

Inner body fabrics, 20.5cm by 14.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner body fabrics

Inner gusset fabrics, 5cm by 20.5cm are 2 pieces. 5cm by 14.5cm is 1 piece. (Seam allowances are included)

inner gusset fabrics

Flap fabrics, 16cm by 15cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included. Attach interfacing to patterned fabric.)

flap fabrics

Pocket fabrics, 14cm by 15cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

pocket fabrics

Velcro tapes (hook and loop fastener), 2.5cm by 4cm.

velcro tapes

Grommets (10mm inside diameter) are two pairs.

grommets

Make outer fabrics

1. Lay the pocket fabrics with right side, and sew the top seam. Then press seam allowances open.

sew the top seam

2. Turn inside out, and stitch the edge.

stitch the edge

3. Sew the pocket fabric and velcro tape (hooks) together.

sew the pocket fabric and velcro tape

4. Baste the outer and pocket fabric together.

baste the outer and pocket

Make gusset

1. Sew the side gusset and bottom gusset with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the edges.)

sew the side gusset and bottom gusset

2. Press seam allowances open.

press seam allowances open

3. Sew the other side of gusset, do the same way.

outer gusset

4. Inner gusset, do the same way.

inner gusset

Sew the outer fabric and gusset together

1. Sew the gusset and outer fabric with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the bottom edge.)

sew the gusset and outer

2. Sew the other side of gusset, do the same way.

sew the other side of gusset

3. Sew the bottom and outer fabric with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the edges.)

sew the bottom and outer fabric

4. Sew the other side of outer fabric, do the same way.

sew the other side of outer fabric

5. Cut off extra cloths. (bottom side and pouch mouth side.)

cut off extra cloths

6. Press seam allowances open.

outer pouch

Make pouch body (inner)

Sew the inner pouch, same way as the outer.

sew the inner pouch

Make flap

1. Sew the right side of plain fabric and velcro tape (loops) together.

place the velcro tape
sew the fabric and velcro tape

2. Lay the flap fabrics with right side, and sew the side and bottom.

 sew the side and bottom

3. Cut off extra seams, and press seam allowances open. Then turn inside out.

turn inside out

4. Stitch the edge.

stitch

Sew the outer and inner together

1. Sew the outer pouch body and flap together.

sew the outer pouch body and flap

2. Insert the inner pouch into the outer pouch, with right side together. Then sew around. (Leaving 7cm open for turning.)

sew around

3. Press seam allowances open. Then turn inside out, and iron.

turn inside out

4. Stitch the edge of pouch mouth.

stitch

5. Install the grommets in fabric. It’s done.

install the grommets
2ways carrying pouch

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the 2ways carrying pouch – YouTube