DIY wire frame pouch (dot style)

Today’s handcrafted goods is “wire frame pouch (dot style)".

wire frame pouch (dot style)

Materials

Outer body fabrics, 16cm by 20.5cm 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, 16cm by 20.5cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)

inner fabrics

20.5cm zipper. (Here, nylon coil zipper is used.)

zipper

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

tabs

Internal wire frame, 3cm by 10cm are 2 pieces.

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

sew the outer fabric and zipper

2. Sew the outer and inner with right side together. (Don’t sew 1cm from the edges.)

sew the outer and inner

3. Fold the fabrics, and iron.

iron

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

sew the other side of zipper

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 6cm open for turning, and 1.8cm for wire-passing port. Open the zipper.)

lay the fabric
sew

2. Fold the side seams of outer and inner (1cm). Then sew.

sew

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

cut off extra cloths
make gusset

4. Turn inside out, and sew the edge.

turn inside out
sew the edge

5. Make wire-passing port. (Sew stitch.)

stitch

6. Thread the wire frame through.

thread the wire frame through

7. Sew the edges by hand. It’s done.

sew
wire frame pouch

Making movie is the following.

DIY wire frame pouch (dot style) – YouTube