My long time blogging buddy Anne got married on Saturday and as a little surprise I made her a zipper pouch to stash her lip stick and other bride must-haves for her special day.
Anne lives in Brisbane so I made this last weekend and popped it in the post on Monday to make sure it would arrive just in time!
I used a variety of small low volume pieces to give the pouch a pale palette ideal for a bride. For something a little extra, I appliquéd a simple heart over the top of the quilt-as-you-go patchwork. To give it a handmade feel, I stitched around the heart with my machine three times to give a kind of embroidered / scrappy style.
The tulip zipper – how amazing is it?! A lovely instagram friend sent me a bunch of zippers from Japan and this was one of them. Perfect for a special occasion.
I made the panels by cutting two rectangles of quilt batting, then quilting the fabric to the top. To make the quilting easier under the machine I add a backing. It isn’t seen at all so I always use scrap. Once they were done I trimmed them up, then used the rim of a small plate to trace the curved corners.
For the lining – something blue of course!
Congratulations Anne and Damien! So glad you had such a wonderful day. You can see some pictures of the wedding here.