How to sew the cosmetic pouch

Today’s handcrafted goods is “cosmetic pouch".

cosmetic pouch

Materials

Outer body fabrics, about 19.5cm by 13.5cm are 2 pieces. (0.8cm seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer body fabrics
attach interfacing
pattern

Outer upper gussets, 3.1cm by 32cm are 2 pieces. (0.8cm seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer upper gussets

Outer bottom gusset, 5.6cm by 27.9cm is 1 piece. (0.8cm seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer bottom gusset

Inner body fabrics, about 19.5cm by 13.5cm are 2 pieces. (0.8cm seam allowances are included)

inner body fabrics
pattern

Inner upper gussets, 3.1cm by 32cm are 2 pieces. (0.8cm seam allowances are included)

inner upper gussets

Inner bottom gusset, 5.6cm by 27.9cm is 1 piece. (0.8cm seam allowances are included)

inner bottom gusset

For tabs, tape or ribbon are 2 pieces. (1.2cm by 3cm)

tabs

30cm zipper.

zipper

Double-fold bias tape, 11mm by 59cm are 2 pieces.

bias tape

Make pouch body

Baste the outer and inner with right side out together.

baste the outer and inner
pouch body

Make gusset

1. Sew the outer upper gusset and zipper with right side together.

sew the outer upper gusset and zipper

2. Then sew the outer upper gusset and inner upper gusset with right side together.

sew the outer upper gusset and inner upper gusset

How to install a zipper. More info.

3. Fold the fabrics, and iron. Then stitch the edge.

stitch

4. Sew the other side of zipper, do the same way.

sew the other side of zipper

5. Baste the tabs on upper gusset.

baste

6. Sew the upper gusset and bottom gussets with right side together.

sew the upper gusset and bottom gussets

7. Turn inside out, and stitch.

stitch (bottom stop)
stitch (top stops)

Make the pouch

1. Put the iron-on double-sided fusible tapes on the gusset. Then make a cut in the gusset. (8 places)

make a cut in the gusset

2. Sew the body and gusset with right side together.

sew the body and gusset

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

sew the other side

4. Bind the seam allowances with bias tapes. It’s done.

baste
stitch
cosmetic pouch

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the cosmetic pouch – YouTube