Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Little Penguin Quilts Through the Year

Sunday, October 29, 2017

30 Minute Pouches

Way back in June I discovered the 30 Minute Pouch tutorial by Kelby Sews, and made this one.


Right away, I knew I would be making more of them, but it took me until this week to get around to it!


These little pouches are fun, fast (yes, really just 30 minutes!), and useful!  And you can make one with just two 12.5 x 5.5 inch scraps of fabric, plus one piece the same size of batting, and a 7 inch zipper!  

I was in need of a couple of quick gifts, and zipper pouches always make a good gift!  My mom is a bridge player and enjoys having a little change purse to keep her quarters, nickels, and dimes in, to be collected or given out when winning or losing!  To make a smaller version of the 30 Minute Pouch for her, I cut the fabric and batting at 5.5 x 8.5 and ended up with this cute little result.

The little charm on the zipper says, "Laugh!"


Another friend has a birthday next week, and I thought it would be fun to make her a zipper pouch, too.  She loves to run, hike, and bicycle, so hopefully having a little pouch that will fit her phone, driver's license, chapstick , etc., will be helpful!


Isn't that the perfect fabric?!  On this one I added a loop with a swivel clasp, thinking that might be useful for someone who's always on the go like she is!

 And here's the lining - 


Be sure to check out the tutorial (here) if you want to try one of these pouches.  They really are fun, fast, and useful!  Hope you will enjoy making some, too!

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15 comments:

Vicki in MN said...

Oh how fun are those cute pouches, pinning for a later project;) I was looking for the little pulls before you even pointed it out!

Libby in TN said...

So cute! Thanks for the link. I think this is one I can manage.

Karen - Quilts...etc. said...

nice little bags, I will check out the link - thanks

Siouxzq64@gmail.com said...

Cute pouches. Great gift ideas.

Kay said...

Thank you for passing on the tutorial. x

Tanya Quilts in CO said...

Great pouches! They will be perfect gifts.

Cynthia Brunz Designs said...

These are a great idea for little gifts. Thanks for sharing the tutorial with Oh Scrap!

Kate said...

Very fun! Very cute and practical gifts.

PaulaB quilts said...

Thanks for the good tutorial. They will make sweet gifts for sure. I'll have to check m y zipper stash.

Karen S said...

It looks like you have been very busy producing pouches. They look great. Wonderful gifts.
Cheers, Karen
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Danice said...

What cute pouches. I am sure your friend will love hers with the bike fabric.

Preeti said...

Warning - Cuteness Overload. I am sure you have one for everyone on your Christmas List :-) Thank you for sharing the tutorial.

Cathy said...

Wow, those pouches are so thoughtful and cute!!!!!

Mary in Peoria Handmade said...

These pouches are so cute and practical. I can't wait to try making them! Thanks for the tutorial. mary

FlashinScissors said...

Cute pouches, Diann. Thanks for the link.
Barbara x