Tutorial Tuesday: Cut-Out Vinyl Pouch


I love me some Chucks and I know I am not the only one, since I see them on everyone from tweens to grandpas now. I also like this Tutorial Tuesday Converse-inspired Vinyl Cut-Out Pouch…it’s almost better than the real thing. This project is brought to you by Vanessa of Gerbera Designs. Vanessa is one crafty lady and you may be familiar with her line of bags, iPod covers and accessories….especially since I’ve featured her goods here and here.

Have fun with this and remember to join the Tutorial Tuesday flickr group and share your completed Tutorial Tuesday projects.


Materials Needed:
· (2) 9.5″x6.5″ vinyl
· (2) 9.5″x6.5″ fabric (lining)
– (1) 9″x6″ white fabric
· zipper
· X-acto knife
· Sewing Materials
· Stencil


Vinyl Cut-Out:
1. Print out stencil (if you’d like to make your own stencil, there are some great tutorials at Stencil Revolution).

2. Using an x-acto knife, carefully cut out all the black parts of the stencil. Don’t forget to save the cut out bar from the shoe’s sole and your heart.

3. Trace and cut your stencil onto the vinyl.
4. Using tape to secure, position your white fabric to the back of the vinyl. Make sure fabric is somewhat tight. You don’t want the fabric to pull and crease when you begin sewing.

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Btw, congrats to Emily for winning the book Kyuuto! Japanese Crafts: Lacy Crochet in the Tutorial Tuesday project challenge. I just love Emily’s adorable mouse based on the stuffed mouse pattern from Sewing Stars.