Make Zipped bags October 27, 2016 20:28

Make simple little zipped bags in all shapes and sizes with our sewing pattern and instructions.

This project is simple and fairly easy so a great one for newbie sewists.

Using just 4 rectangles and a suitable zip you can create these handy zipped bags for all number of uses.

To make one of these zipped bags yourself download our Sewing pattern and instructions now and refer to the images below to help you work through the project.

Materials needed

Sandwich your zip between one piece of lining fabric and one piece of outer fabric

Universal Zipper foot

Zip attached to first side

Insert Zip to the other side

PIN and SEW all the way around the full shape

Optional 'Flat Bottom'


TURN the whole bag through the gap you left in the lining

SEW up the gap in your lining with a tiny 0.3cm top stitch

TA DA! What will you put in your bag??

Why not make three sizes and sit them inside each other or see our other sewing patterns to make this bag part of a matching handmade gift set.

If you are in the UK and wish to make one of these at our Ramsbottom studio see our Make Me classes

I do hope this has inspired you to go forth and make.

Thanks for reading, please comment and show us what you made.

Happy sewing