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Waste Not, Want Not - Selvedge Zipper Pouch

Don't throw away those selvedges! Immerse yourself in sustainable sewing with our Selvedge Zipper Pouch Class! Transform leftover fabric selvage into stylish zipper pouches in just a few hours. In this hands-on workshop, you'll learn clever techniques to repurpose fabric scraps, giving them new life as functional accessories, and they make great gifts, too! Our experienced instructor will guide you through every step, from preparing selvedge pieces to mastering the art of zipper installation. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned sewist, join us to unleash your creativity and reduce waste while crafting unique and practical pouches that are as sustainable as they are stylish! 

What's included in price (please come pick out your lining, accent fabric and zipper ahead of time):
  • Selvedges
  • 2@ 13.5x11" pieces of batting
  • 0.3m quilting cotton for bag lining (Or a fat quarter)
  • 0.1m accent fabric for the outside bottom (2@ 3.75x12.5" - a fat eighth will also work)
  • 1@ 30cm (12") zipper

Supply list for class:
  • Sewing machine in good working order with fresh needle (If you are unable to bring a machine, one can be provided for you, but it is best to learn on your own machine, if possible)
  • Pattern available as digital PDF or physical copy
  • Coordinating thread to your accent fabric
  • White thread for selvedges (or you can get fancy!)
  • Neutral thread for joining (could use one of the others)
  • Zipper foot
  • Walking foot
  • General haberdashery such as seam ripper, pins, etc.
Skill Level:
Materials Included:
Instructor Name:
Bizz McKilligan

Waste Not, Want Not - Selvedge Zipper Pouch

$ 110.00
Includes all materials for bag
Mon, May 13, 2024 at 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
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About The Green Thimble

We are a sewing store dedicated to making sewing as sustainable as possible. We offer sewing machines, supplies, and accessories for sewing enthusiasts, both new and recirculated. With a passion for creativity and craftsmanship, we strive to inspire and support sewists of all levels, offering a diverse range of products and expert guidance.