Ever since I began sewing lessons for my kid’s classes, I have been teaching how to make a 3 ring binder zipper pouch. This is such a fun and easy pattern that is perfect for back to school or a quick and simple gift. I love the clear vinyl window and the grommets. These add a nice finish to the 3 ring binder zipper pouch. Let me show you all about this project and don’t forget to watch the video tutorial too!
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3 Ring Binder Zipper Pouch – MATERIALS LIST
- The 3 Ring Binder Zipper Pouch pattern by Sew Much Moore (that’s me!)
- (2) Fat Quarters of fabric
- (1) piece of clear vinyl (I used 16 gauge, but anything higher than an 8 gauge should work)
- one piece (12″ x 20″) of Pellon Decor Bond 44″w fusible interfacing
- (1) piece of 3 hole punch loose-leaf paper (using as a template)
- Qty (1) 12″ zipper (Longer is okay too – just make sure it is nylon so you can cut it down)
- (3) Grommets
- (1) Circle Hole Cutter
- (1) Small Rubber Mallet
- Grommet Tool
3 Ring Binder Zipper Pouch – SUPPLY LIST
- Sewing Machine with a regular presser foot & zipper foot
- Thread (40 wt works really well for bag making)
- Rotary Cutter with a sharp blade (no kidding about a sharp blade)
- Frixion Pen (I buy these from Amazon)
- Sharp Scissors (these are my favorite)
- Cutting Mat (I love my rotating mat for this project)
- Iron & Wool Pressing Mat (if you don’t have one – get one!)
- Wonder Clips
- Optional Custom Label on inside pocket lining
Assembling the pattern
These 3 Ring Binder Zipper Pouches come together very quickly! I recommend that you adhere the fusible interfacing to the exterior fabric and then make your cuts. This will speed up your prep time.
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