I started out making this cute little cosmetics pouch because my daughter wanted to make one. I thought it would be easier for me to help her make it if I was making one also.
(How cute is she??)
I have to confess that I am afraid of zippers. I will almost always avoid any sewing project that involves zippers. They freak me out. This cosmetics pouch has a zipper...duh, duh, duh, duh......
It all started out fine. I loved the look of the linen with the solid blues and purples. My corners were matching up nicely.
Surely I could conquer a 7 inch zipper, right?!?
Well, the zipper won.
It didn't completely defeat me. I finished the project. I wish I felt a bit more victorious about that, but I am so bummed that zippers are STILL so difficult for me! Grrr...
I still have to help my daughter finish her bag and I am SO not looking forward to it!
Hmmm...maybe she'll just forget about it.
Sooo...any zipper encouragement for me?
Oh! Here is a peek at my most recent project: