Saturday, August 17, 2013

Lovesme Herringbone Triple Zip Pouch

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Another post where I am going to let the photos do the talking...hope you don't mind...  If you'd like to see the progress of this pouch you can go here.
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I had a lot of fun making this and learned so much.  Paper pieced, AMH, voile, I finally used selvage in a purposeful "make a message" kind of way, nailing my zippers, the list goes on.  Sewing over all the seams and making sure the zippers stayed straight was a challenge - I think I sewed them at least 3x on each side to make them line up!  I did enjoy the paper piecing however I used large sketch paper with my design drawn on it and that made the paper a pain to remove.  I think I'll use freezer paper next time to make the seams finer and the paper easier to take off...and if I had had more time I would've quilted the whole piece for added security to all of those intricate seams.

I've written a quick tutorial on how to swap the zipper pulls so stop by tomorrow to see!
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Linking up!!!


Paper Piecing Party

- rebecca lynne

9 comments:

Lucy @ Charm About You said...

Oh so beautiful!! I'm loving your lime wall too!

AmandaK@whatthebobbin said...

So fun and pretty!

Janine said...

Gorgeous! I'll be back to see how to swap those zipper tabs :)

Amy's Crafty Shenanigans said...

Turned out really amazing! How did you swap the zipper bits?? Thanks for linking to TGIFF!

Jess @ The Elven Garden said...

Stunning - I adore your photography spot too! And love the new header, looks fantastic.

Kristy @ Quiet Play said...

That turned out beautifully! So many fabulous little details added! Love the selvedge and the swapped zipper tabs! Very cool!

wonderlandbyalyce said...

You did an amazing job on this pouch!

Julianne said...

That is just the cutest little pouch EVER! So scrappy, bright and happy...LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!

Annabella said...

She's a beauty and one eye is trained on the mail box as I write ;-) I love your wall too!