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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…

DQ Sunny Bee - Blue and Yellow Flower Marble Star Tutorial

Hello everyone..
I've been wanting to make this blue and yellow combination since I saw one wall design in one restaurant here in my town. Sunny Bee is a perfect time to make my dream block into reality. It's pretty simple one. Since I'm not very good with words, I took few number of pictures which I hope will be helpful.  This is similar to my QAL's in Desi Quilters, but instead of using flying geese method I used  5" squares and 4.5" squares. 
Let's do it...
WHat you need: 1. Solid white poplin cotton 2. Navy blue floral cotton 3. Yellow floral cotton
I'd love poplin kind of cotton which is easily available in India. 
A.  Cut the fabric according to the pictures:
 1. White Poplin - 4 (5" x5") 
           2. White Poplin - 4 (4.5" x 4.5")
3. Floral Blue - 4 (5"x5")
4. Floral Yellow - 4 (5" x 5")
Finished block size : 16.5" x 16.5"

B. How to do it
1. Make HST but pairing (right side together)  each fabr…