Thursday, January 19, 2017

qayg lola pouch

Yesterday evening I suddenly decided I needed a new pouch for my pens. Truth is, of course I didn't need a new pouch. I have more than enough brand new pouches laying around my studio, but I was seriously itching to do a bit of scrappy qayg (quilt as you go) patchwork.

I find qayg method to be very relaxing and meditative and in no time I had two pretty panels ready to be turned into a pouch. I decided to use my Lola pouch pattern, but I didn't add a contrasting bottom as I wanted to use as much of my qayg panels as I could.

I'm happy to say the pouch turned out even better than I imagined. I love, love, love this combination of scrappy patchwork and metal zipper beautifully framed by zipper binding.

I think it makes a perfect new home for my pens and markers.

In case you'd like to make your own qayg Lola, you can purchase pattern here.

Happy sewing, friends. Svetlana


  1. this is one of my favorite pouches to make. somehow they all end up in my daughters' room...

  2. Great little pouch. What method do you use for your qaug?

  3. Did you use binding or piping to enclose your zipper?

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  5. Love it! I've got a bit of a zippy pouch problem myself!

  6. Everything you do is awesome! I secretly admire your work!

  7. Love this Lola qayg version, can you please tell me where I can find the qayg tutorial?


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