Canvas Pencil Pouches

Friday, July 7, 2017


Happy Friday! As I've mentioned before, I love working on small projects. They're great instant gratification, especially in between quilt finishes. This week I have some cute little pouches to share!


As soon as my friend Anna posted her Canvas Pencil Pouch Tutorial, I dug into my canvas stash. I love to buy canvas prints, but I'm not always the best about using them.

I love using these donut pull metal zippers, and they definitely take these simple pouches up a notch in my opinion! I used leather cording to make little pulls. I buy my metal zippers from Zipit (these pouches take 10" zips).


First up, a pouch for my Mom's birthday! For her pouch I used this scrap of Yoyogi Park canvas, which is so cheerful. Plus some Euclid for the lining.


Next up, a pouch for my friend Amanda's birthday! I cut into my Rough Cut fat quarters for her pouch. Maybe now I'll be brave enough to cut into the rest of this collection.


Finally, a pouch for me! I used this adorable Tinies canvas paired with a cute lime Mochi Dot for the lining.


I love how these pouches turned out, and it was a great excuse to use some canvas. I'm looking forward to making more, including some with a pieced exterior.

Happy Sewing!

7 comments :

  1. I love them all! I usually use zippers with nylon teeth, but the metal looks so much more sophisticated. I may have to make an order of them soon!

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  2. they're adorable! And so happy all together like that. :)

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  3. I just adore these. Great idea for a quick between quilt project! Have you ever made a round zipper pouch?

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    1. I think this is the only round zipper pouch I've made: https://www.flickr.com/photos/jenib/20393524854/in/album-72157627874612682/

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  4. Really cute - I hate to ask you this, but how difficult are they to make? I'm not a zipper fan...

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    1. I didn't think they were hard, but I do make a lot of zipper pouches!

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