52 zippers #42: Orange sewing kit

52 zippers #42: Orange sewing kit

Several years ago I came across a super cute pattern for this apple or orange-shaped sewing kit. I started the apple immediately but it wasn’t turning out as I wanted so I abandoned it. Fast-forward to this year and I decided to give it another try, though this time I thought I’d do the orange instead of the apple.

52 zippers #41: The Tool tote

52 zippers #41: The Tool tote

So I decided to make another doctor-style bag. This one is by the same designer as The Cube bag that I made earlier; it is a much larger version. The idea was that it would hold a lot of my misc. stuff for retreats and sew days as it looked pretty big!

52 zippers #40: Simple perfect size pencil pouches

52 zippers #40: Simple perfect size pencil pouches

Before I left on my big trip, I had a request from my middle son and my husband to make very simple, plain pencil pouches. I know that getting the size for these “just right” can be tricky based on previous attempts at such things–there is a pretty narrow margin of good sizes for pencil pouches!

52 zippers #39: Large Maker’s tote

52 zippers #39: Large Maker’s tote

Last year I finished the small size of Noodlehead’s Maker’s Tote and I┬átotally loved it. I wanted to make one in the large size as well, for times when I needed to carry even more things!

52 zippers #38: Mini notions zipper pouches

52 zippers #38: Mini notions zipper pouches

If you’re new to my 52 zippers project, you can read the backstory, see all the zipper pouches, and download basic zipper pouch instructions here. For retreats and such, I wanted to organize my lesser-used little tools and notions that I didn’t want mixed...