Sew an Everyday Pouch

This stylish pouch is perfect for storing everything from pens to notebooks.
What You Need

  • 1/3 yard total assorted batik scraps (pocket)
  • 1/2 yard orange batik (portfolio back, lining, pocket lining)
  • 1/2 yard mottled deep rose (portfolio front)
  • 1/2 yard cotton flannel (interlining)
  • 20"-long zipper
  • Zipper pull

Finished Portfolio

11 X 14"
Quantities are for 44/45"-wide fabrics.
Measurements include 1/2" seam allowances.
Sew with right sides together unless otherwise stated.

Cut Your Fabrics

Cut pieces in the following order.

From assorted batik scraps, cut:

  • 7 -- 3 X 17" strips

From orange batik, cut:

  • 1-- 15 X 26" rectangle
  • 1 -- 9-1?2 X 15" rectangle

From mottled deep rose, cut:

  • 1 -- 15 X 21" rectangle

From flannel, cut:

  • 1 -- 13 X 15" rectangle
  • 1 -- 11 X 15" rectangle
  • 1 -- 9 X 15 rectangle

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