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IN CASE - Pattern for multi-sized zippered pouches

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This is a digital pattern - NOT a finished product. Sorry, no returns.

Take-me-along zippered pouches - make one of four sizes or learn how to make a custom-sized pouch for whatever you need to organize.  Store electronic chargers, art supplies, toiletries, projects, miscellaneous gear in one of these easy-to-make, lined, zippered pouches.

Finished sizes:
BILLY BOB - 6” L x 4” W x 2” H (16.5 cm H x 10 cm W x 5 cm H)
ARTIE - 8” L x 4” W x 2” H (20 cm L x 10 cm W x 5 cm H)
JOHN - 9” L x 4” W x 3” H (20 cm H x 10 cm W x 5 cm H)
BUTCH - 11” L x 6” W x 4” H (21.5 cm L x 10 cm W x 5 cm H)

  • Clean interiors - no raw edges
  • A convenient handle on one end for carry along
  • A handy pull tab on each end for easy zipper opening and closing.
  • Can be made with one or two fat quarters or full-width fabric depending upon size.
  • A fail-proof technique for perfect mitred corners
  • Tips for using zipper tape
  • Enough detail for the beginning bag maker and creative scope for the more experienced
  • Measurements for cutting. We recommend a cutting guide and rotary cutter.
  • Measurements for four sizes - BILLY BOB, ARTIE, JOHN and BUTCH
  • Instructions for fabric handle and pull tabs but ribbon or webbing can be used
  • Variations On a Theme at the end of the pattern with directions for optional one-piece construction and flat-fold snack pack options
  • Directions for how to calculate cutting any size case - if you can measure it, you can make a custom case to hold it.
Exterior & Lining:
For BILLY BOB and ARTIE: 1 fat quarter quilting cotton or 2 fat eighths if you want to have a contrasting lining.
For JOHN: 2 fat quarters or 1/2 yard (50 cm x 110 cm)
For BUTCH - 2/3 yard (60 cm x 110 cm), OR 2 fat quarters if using webbing for strap and pull tab

Interfacing: 20 “ (51 cm) wide fusible woven interfacing (Pellon Shape Flex SF101)
For BILLY BOB and ARTIE - 1/2 yard (.45 meters)
For JOHN - 2/3 yard (.6 m)
For BUTCH - 1 yard (.9 m)"

Optional Accent Straps:
15 inches (38 cm) ribbon or webbing, at least 3/4“ wide (2 cm)

#3 or #5 coil zipper. A coil zipper is recommended because you will sew through it. Zipper tape with a slider is a great choice.
BILLY BOB: 1 - 10” (25 cm)
ARTIE: 1 - 12” (30 cm)
JOHN: 1 - 14” (35 cm)
BUTCH: 1 - minimum 16” (41 cm)

Optional double-sided tape (DST) or fabric glue
You will get a PDF (1MB) file

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