Booklet Pouch

Booklet pouch workshop

Price includes a copy of the Booklet Pouch pattern by Aneela Hoey

If you love sewing you’ll know that you can never have too may organisers for your projects and for all those extra ‘bits and bobs’. I use mine to store some of my leftovers scraps that I dont want to throw away.. it means that I can easily see them and keep them flat too. This is also the perfect organiser for school and art supplies or make up and toiletries when you go away. The list goes on! Available in a choice of two sizes; 6″ x 8″ x 3″ (small) or 9″ x 11″ x 3″ (large) during the workshop we’ll focus on making the larger size but you can make a smaller one if you wish.

The cost of the workshop includes the specialist heavyweight interfacing and you will also go home with fully illustrated instructions ready for your next make.





15 Aug 2023


9:30 am - 2:30 pm
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What will we cover?

There is so much to learn in this workshop. At the start we will cover the preparation of the pouch including our top tips for applying the extra stable interfacing. During the construction of this project we will share all our techniques for working with vinyl, how to get the best finish on your zip insertions (there is plenty of practice for these) and also how to get a nice final finish with binding.

How will I be taught?

You will be taught in our light and airy studio by an experienced, friendly tutor.

Do I need any previous experience or skills?

It is a great project for anyone from a confident beginner upwards

Are materials provided? Is there anything I need to source myself?

Fat quarter for the exterior

Fat quarter for the cover lining

3/4 yard for the pockets

1/2 Fat quarter for the pocket vinyl binding binding (leaf fabric in the pic)

1.5yrds of 2″ bias binding for the exterior (green in the pic)

2 yards of bias binding for the internal pockets (green in the pic)

4 closed end zippers either 10″ or 7″ depending on the size you want to make

1 open ended zipper 10″ or 7″

I piece clear vinyl 25″ x 20″

1.25 yards woven fusible interfacing

Matching threads (remember to think about your bias binding here)

** Woven fusible interfacing and vinyl can be supplied at a small additional cost – please let us know in advance so we can check supply levels and have it ready. **


What will I take home with me?

A booklet pouch organiser with a myriad of uses plus a detailed pattern so that you can make more in the various sizes at home.


Drinks and biscuits will be available but we recommend that you bring a packed lunch with you.


During all of our workshops photographs are taken for promotional purposes only. Please make us aware at the time of booking if you would prefer not to be included.


Sarah Brangwyn
Sarah Brangwyn

Owner of Made and Making, Sarah has been sewing all her life. Her passion is helping others to gain the same level of enjoyment from mastering these creative skills. She's known for her infectious enthusiasm, her endless knowledge and for her knack for explaining things clearly, leading to lots of 'aha!' moments. You may have seen her share some of those on the TV channel Sewing Street. In a previous life, Sarah was a branch manager in an insurance firm. Taking redundancy in 2012 allowed her to follow her dream of creating a hub for sewing and craft. At Made and Making Sarah teaches sewing, crochet, needle felting and other craft courses. She's also one of the tutors for the children's workshops. When family life allows, Sarah loves nothing more than immersing herself in her own projects.

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