How to sew the wire frame pouch

Today’s handcrafted goods is “wire frame pouch".

wire frame pouch

Materials

Outer body fabrics, 20cm by 27.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included, attach interfacing)

outer fabrics
attach interfacing

Fusible interfacing gives fabric firmness, and keeps shape of pouch.

Inner body fabrics, 20cm by 27.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner fabrics

31cm zipper. (Here, nylon coil zipper is used.)

zipper

Fabric tabs for zipper, 5.2cm by 5.2cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

fabric tabs

Wire frame, 5cm by 15cm are 2 pieces.

wire frame

Add the tabs to zipper

1. Fold and press the fabric tabs (1cm).

fold and press

When making creases, it is recommended to use an sewing ruler for iron. The folds are neat and the finish is nicely.

2. Fold the fabric in half with right side. Then sew the top and bottom.

fold in half
sew the top and bottom

3. Cut off extra seams, and turn inside out.

cut off extra seams
turn inside out

4. Cover the zipper ends with tabs, and stitch.

stitch

Install the zipper

1. Fold the side seams of outer fabric (1cm). Then baste.

fold the side seams
baste

2. Sew the outer fabric and zipper with right side together.

sew the outer fabric and zipper

3. Fold the side seams of inner fabric (1cm). Then baste.

fold the side seams and baste

4. Sew the outer and inner with right side together.

sew the outer and inner

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

stitch

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

sew the other side of zipper do the same way

Nylon coil zipper, unlike metal zipper, are thin and soft. Making it easy to adjust their length.

Make the pouch

1. Lay the fabric with right side, and sew. (Leaving 7cm open for turning, and 2cm for wire-passing port.)

lay the fabric

2. Cut off extra cloths, and press seam allowances open. Then make gusset, and sew.

cut off extra cloths
sew the gusset

3. Turn inside out, and sew the edge.

turn inside out
sew the edge

4. Stitch and thread the wire frame through.

stitch
thread the wire frame through

5. Sew the edges. It’s done.

sew the edges
wire frame pouch

Making movie is the following.

How to sew the wire frame pouch – YouTube