Thursday, March 28, 2013

Mega Sewing Pouch: TGIFF

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Aaawww yeah...
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Look at that pretty baby.  Mwah!
Delicious wouldn't you agree?
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You know when you make something that just gives you an adrenaline rush just because it is so freaking adorable and perfect???  AGH!  Well, that is how I feel about this pouch!
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You may recall the adorable Kokka Trefle fabric from this post.  I finally decided to pair it with my favorite Ta Dot fabric, a bit of Amy Butler Soul Blossom for some ooh la laa, and DS Quilts for lining.Untitled
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I used the extra bits to make a mini pouch for needles, thread, and embroidery scissors.  And of course no sewing kit would be complete without a pin cushion!
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There are many awesome sewing kits like this and this.  But, although they are adorable, neat, and organized I knew that type of design spells DISASTER for me.  I have to be able to throw, literally throw, my sewing stuff together quickly while keeping it safe from little hands and not losing bits and bobs in a larger tote.
This pouch is roughly 11"w x 12"h x 5"d
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At first I thought, crap, I made it too deep.  That was until I printed out my Wiksten pdf pattern to cut during a long car ride. (Which I can finally use = I am back to my pre-pregnancy size!) It was then that I realized damn, happy coincidence or what? This pouch is big enough to carry a printed pattern to prep for cutting and taping!  It also perfectly carries my magazines too.  Heh heh.  How perfect daaaahling!Untitled
I am so stoked about this pouch that I am preparing a quick pattern which I will post for free next week.  Hope you'll come back to grab it!

Linking up...
FREE ZIPPER POUCH PATTERN AVAILABLE HERE!

- rebecca lynne

12 comments:

Alyce @ Blossom Heart Quilts said...

Aw so cute! I love how you've fussy cut all those pieces!

Kelli said...

The fabrics are PERFECT! Love love!! I will totally be back for the pattern, as I'm not a fussy packer either, and am usually tossing things into a bag. And the magazine possibility... swoon.

Canadian Abroad said...

That is one awesome, massive pouch!

Di said...

I love big zippy pouches like this one. I too chuck everything in and I know where it is. Di x

M-R Charbonneau said...

That fabric is perfect for a sewing pouch! I love it! I'm with you -- I need to be able to shove it all in at a moment's notice, but my pouch is way smaller. Hmmm, me thinks I need to make a bigger pouch. Must find me some of that sewing fabric! Thanks for linking up to TGIFF!

Patty said...

Great bag. I can never make what I "see" in my head. Good job!

Archie the wonder dog said...

I love it!

Annabella said...

You did a bang up job Miss R - amazing!!

Sarah @ FairyFace Designs said...

Completely fabulous!

Lurline said...

Wonderful! Looking forward to your pattern.
Hugs - Lurline.

adaliza.com said...

Such a great design and fabulous fabrics. I'll be back to see your pattern.

Erin @ Missy Mac Creations said...

Ooh la la indeed! xo