Zipper Pouch

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Introduction: Zipper Pouch

About: I'm an Industrial Designer by background, and I've worked on children's toys, backpacks, luggage, and footwear. Outside of work, I'm super interested in the intersection of textiles and technology and how so...

This is a tutorial for making a simple zipper pouch with lining. Unlike some zippered pouches, this style offers a clean method for finishing off the ends of the zipper so they don't dive into the pouch.

Step 1: Gather Materials

You'll need the following supplies:

-Sewing machine

- Exterior Fabric (you can buy the purple veggie fabric I designed and is used in this tutorial here: http://www.spoonflower.com/fabric/4673861-veggiepa...

- Interior Fabric (use a thin piece of scrap fabric for this. It's easiest of the lining is the same on both sides)

- A 7" zipper (you can buy one at the local craft store for about $3 or buy 54 for $13 here: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007OWG290?psc=1&...

-Measuring tape or ruler

-Thread and a bobbin

-Pins

-Scissors

-Pencil or pen

-A key for the sewing machine in case you need to switch needles (you can use a coin if you don't have a key)

-Iron (not strictly necessary, but nice to have)

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