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Tiny Zippered Bags

December 20th, 2018

I’ve been spending lots of time in my sewing room now that it’s mostly set up. It still takes me a while to find things as some are in this room and some still remain in the old sewing space. Almost all of my Christmas gifts are handmade this year (photos of those to come after the holidays). I did sew 8 little zippered bags for a friend (she received them yesterday so I can share without spoiling the surprise).

I gifted all of these to a friend, she will use some of them and keep some to have quick gifts on hand. These little bags a joy to make, they come together quickly and make such great gifts. They’re a great way to use up scraps of fabric.

What would you keep in these little bags?

15 Comments to “Tiny Zippered Bags”
  1. on December 20, 2018 at 9:00 am

    I love the square top bags. They’d be perfect for Bach Flower remedy bottles and I guess you could stitch a thicker lining into the bag for protecting them as they’re in glass bottles

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    • Susy on December 21, 2018 at 2:42 pm

      I’ve had lots of requests for an essential oil bottle/glass bottle insert of sorts for my zippered bags.

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  2. Chione on December 20, 2018 at 10:35 am

    Do you have a pattern that you follow for these bags? My daughter would love to learn to make them and an easy to follow pattern or instructions would be wonderful.

    Thanks in advance and enjoy the holiday season. =)

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  3. Mary W on December 20, 2018 at 11:40 am

    I carry a USB charger battery and cables in little bags like this. I also have eye drops that fit in a nice flat bag. These are perfect!

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    • Susy on December 20, 2018 at 12:38 pm

      I have a few different ones I carry in my purse to contain all things as well, including eye drops :)

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  4. Chris on December 20, 2018 at 12:56 pm

    Hi Suzy,
    Your little bags are so nice for so many things. They would make great make-up or small toiletry bags! Do you sell them at all?

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  5. Annie on December 20, 2018 at 6:17 pm

    Such a good idea! I am running out of the drawstring bags I made several years ago to put presents in… zipper pouches would be a fun thing to have on hand for reusable packaging/being the gift and a great stash buster (which I need to do!)

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    • Susy on December 21, 2018 at 2:40 pm

      I’m always needing to work through some of my stash, especially all that fabric I get in thrift store grab bags!!!

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  6. Chris on December 21, 2018 at 1:13 pm

    Those are such cute bags! Do you sell them at all?

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  7. Chris on December 22, 2018 at 5:38 pm

    I see some other of your other zippered bags in the store…Are these a different kind and would they be a different price?

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    • Susy on December 26, 2018 at 11:11 am

      I haven’t added any of the boxy zipper pouches (or the smaller ones), which size/shape were you looking at (or both?).

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  8. Chris on December 26, 2018 at 12:55 pm

    Probably the smaller ones! What would you sell them at and can you tell me it’s dimensions? I’m thinking they would make great little make-up and or overnight toiletry bags! :)

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