DIY drawstring pouch (penguin)

Today’s handcrafted goods is “drawstring pouch (penguin)".

drawstring pouch (penguin)


Fabrics, 25cm by 20cm are 2 pieces. (Seam allowances are included)


Sew the edge of fabrics with zig zag stitch. (for anti-fray)

zig zag stitch

Cord is 55cm.


Make drawstring pouch

1. Fold and press the top edge. (1cm、2.5cm)

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. Unfold the crease (2.5cm).

unfold the crease

3. Lay the fabrics with right side. Then sew the side and bottom. (Don’t sew 7cm from the top edge.)

sew the side and bottom

4. Press seam allowances open, and sew the side seams with U-shaped.

sew the side seams with U-shaped

5. Fold and press the fabric (2.5cm). Then stitch.


6. Turn inside out.

turn inside out

7. Thread the cord through, and tie the cord ends. It’s done.

thread the cord through
drawstring pouch (penguin)

Making movie is the following.

DIY drawstring pouch (penguin) – YouTube