Pretty Patchwork Zipper Bags Have Many Uses

They Make Wonderful Gifts, Too!

Simple patchwork goes together quickly into these handy zipper bags. They are so quick and easy to make that you can have one done in an afternoon.





Imagine all the ways you can use these bags. They are perfect for taking small projects with you, will protect your e-reader or tablet, and are lovely for storing cosmetics and more.

Simple Zipper Bag Tutorial

Plus, the bags look great in just about any color combination. And, the patchwork can be adapted in many ways. Make stripes instead of squares, include a larger square for some applique, or even include a mini quilt block.

Simple Zipper Bag Tutorial

You can also adjust the size of the bag by adding or deleting rows.

Simple Zipper Bag Tutorial

Simple Zipper Bag Tutorial

If zippers aren’t your thing, don’t worry. These are very easy to do (find more zipper tips here).

One mini charm pack (2 1/2″ squares) will make two bags. The large bag (4 rows) is 10” x 10 ½” while the medium one (3 rows) is 8” x 10 ½”.

Learn how to make this bag in the following video from The Fat Quarter Shop.

 

You’ll find cutting instructions and links to more bag examples at the bottom of the page here.

 

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