This time around in the Zakka 2.0 I am picking and choosing the projects. This teabag pouch is the first that I had picked to do. There are so many gorgeous versions of this pouch already posted on the Zakka 2.0 Flickr page.
Ayumi's pattern did not come with any diagrams and some of the wording had me confused. My usual pattern trailblazer Amanda The Patchsmith has not yet made this one. You can see my mistakes and confusion here. Thank goodness Alyce came to my rescue.
Teabag Pouch Visual Tutorial
So here is a visual tutorial to help you should you be interested in making one for yourself.
I did not use fusible interfacing but some scraps of cotton batting and basting spray instead.
The crux of the pattern is not clear with the written instructions for this step -"the rectangle" refers to the inner cotton solid for the interior. It took me a while to figure this out.
+ Button Making
I do hope that this helps. Certainly a cup of tea does after a tough pattern.
This is my paltry submission to the Kate Spain blog hop over at Blossom Heart Quilts. The fabrics are from Kate Spain's Good Fortune collection which I blogged about last Sunday Stash #68.