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Wrist pouch tutorial

I am always on the lookout for quick, easy, and cheap projects I can make for my kids at school to purchase at our monthly "store" with the points they have earned. Dollar store items are wonderful, but I also like to have a few handmade things as well. Things I can make for 50 cents or less, and in 15 minutes or less are gold. These wrist pouches fit both criteria!


These pouches snap around the wrist and have a zipper pocket that is open the entire length, from snaps to snaps. It's basically a wearable wallet. 

I started with 2 pattern pieces - one for the front (4 x 10.5 inches), and one for the back (4 x 9.5 inches). The front is longer because we will end up cutting it into several pieces and sewing it back together around the zipper, so the extra length is for 1/4 inch seam allowances. 
I marked lines on the front pattern piece where I intend to cut: a vertical line 2 3/4 inches in from each side, and a horizontal line across the middle section. Fold the pattern pi…

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