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{TUTORIAL} Adding Zipper Pocket

The last two days was euphoria for me. It's the first time I got published in an online media and that too on Ecwid Blog! I was contacted by them by email early this month and was so excited about it. You can read my Behind the Scene Story in Ecwid Blog. I hope I can inspire more mothers who decided to left 9 to 5 job and pursue her dreams.

Now let's get down to the fun stuff. I got email from Patti, asking about how to add zipper pocket on the Phone Pouch. Thank you so much Patti!! Adding zipper pouch is very easy. If you already got the pattern  here is what you have to do. (if you haven't,  you can get it at the end of this post)

After you cut all your Exterior, Lining and Interfacing pieces as per pattern instructions, cut 2 extra lining pieces of Main Panel.

1. Fuse the interfacing on to the wrong side of the back exterior piece. Mark 1.5" down on one of the short end and cut.

Do the same with one of the lining piece.

2. Put the lining and exterior pieces…

Hello 2011

Helloo.....this is my first post in 2011 and one of my resolution this year is MORE SEWING and less Facebook-ing....LOL..And another resolution is to learn Photography. I've been learning from the net since last month and I think I did improve abit. Please visit my photos at my Flickr album and let me know what you think...

OK, so this is my first project..Folklore Bag from One Yard Wonders. I made this as a birthday preset for my dear friend, Agnes.

So, here it is...with Longer handle than the original pattern

and zipper closure instead of magnetic snap. Finally I made it. I was really want to try zipper and after one technical error finally I did it...YAY!

This is the inside pocket....the bag is roomy enough to carry your necessities even water bottle :). It's just perfect size.

Side View. I use this interface. It gives a good & smooth finish, eventhough stitching is it a bit painful ...LOL. I mean it's not iron-on so I sort of got to hang on to it while stitching. Well…