Scrappy Organizer Bags


Scrappy Organizer Travel Bags

I’m getting ready for Mother’s Day and I don’t think my Mother in Law reads my blog, so I feel somewhat safe posting here.  (And if you see these before you get them Linda, Surprise!)  My Mom is getting the same thing, but we discussed sizes and so on to best suit her needs.

This set of scrappy travel organizer bags clips/unclips to a ring so you take only the ones you need with you. I made them in graduated sizes, color coded, with mesh “windows” so you can see the contents without having to dig through them all to find something, and I threw in lots of extra little sewing details to make them stronger and a little nicer looking. I even sewed in little travel related quote tags inside the bags as a special little surprise. This is one project I’m definitely going to make for myself, too!  My best friend has been wanting something that will help her store all of her many gadget cords when she travels for work, and I think this would do the trick nicely.

Just in case you sew and want to whip up some of your own, I got the little clips from Natalie and Stacey’s Etsy shop, the mesh is from and the zippers are from the fabulous Zipit Etsy shop.


Purple Triple Zip Pouch


Triple Zip Pouch

If you’re looking for a small organizer pouch, the Triple Zip Pouch is a great one!  I started with the tutorial found here on A Quilter’s Table, then switched to the alternate ending tutorial found on Marci Girl Designs.  Marci continues the tutorial with loads of step by step photos, which is very helpful.  With the clear instructions from both tutorials, this would even be a great “first zipper project” and is a great use of scraps.

Triple Zip Pouch Closeup

The resulting pouch is a wonderful little organizer.  If you’d like to see more, scroll through the Flickr photo pool for The Quilting Table for loads of little zipper pouches.  Add your own photos to the group if you make one, it’s always fun to see more!