Easy Sew Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial with Free Pattern

Easy Sew Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial with Free Pattern

Are you tired of having your earbuds constantly tangled up and in a knot? Who isn’t? It’s literally the worst. But this Easy Sew Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial with Free Pattern will take away that frustration from here on out. Now you can rest easy knowing that your earbuds are where they’re supposed to be and nice, neat, and usable! This is a straightforward sewing project that is great for a beginner.

Easy Sew Circle Zip Earbud Pouch

Since we live in a world of electronics, it just makes sense that we deal with a ton of chords all the time. But that last thing that any of us need is to waste time trying to unravel our earbud chords. And what about those lost minutes that we’ve spent searching for our earbuds, having no idea where we put them? All that time wasted…but no more. This sewing pouch tutorial is a great way to keep track of your earbuds from here on out.

SUPPLIES FOR AN EASY SEW CIRCLE ZIP EARBUD POUCH

supplies needed

HOW TO MAKE A CIRCLE ZIP EARBUD POUCH

cutting out the fabric pieces

You can print and use our Pattern to cut the circles. Once you cut out the needed 5-inch circles (6 total, two for each fabric or batting), then you need to cut one of each of the 5-inch circles in half.

putting the zipper on

Lay one of the lining half-circles face up. Then lay the zipper face up on top of that piece making sure the flat edge of the circle matches the edge of the zipper.

pinning the zipper in place

The next step in the circle zip earbud pouch tutorial with a free pattern is to Lay the top fabric half circle face down (so you are looking at the backside of it) on top of the zipper. Then place the batting half circle on top of that. Make sure all the edges are lined up. Use a few pins to pin it all together.

sewing the bottom

Sew it all together along the flat side where it is all lined up. You want to sew it 1/4″ in. At the start and end, you need to do a lockstitch. You do that by starting the stitching for a few stitches then hold the reverse button and back over those stitches and then release button and keep stitching.

pinning on the layer

Fold the finished flaps over so the right side of the fabric is facing up. Then layer the same on the other side of the zipper just as you did on the first side and stitch it in place. Your easy sew circle zip earbud pouch is taking shape!

cutting off extra

Trim the batting between the stitch line and the lined edge on both sides. You want to trim off as much as you can making sure not to cut fabric or stitching. Fold flaps over and iron them down.

adding the zipper to the front of easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Unzip the zipper so that it is just inside the fabric area. Then using a needle and thread add a tack stitch to hold the zipper together right at the edge of the fabric. This is just to hold it together as we add the tab.

making fabric tab for easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

The next step in making your circle zip earbud pouch is that we need to make a tab to hold the snap. Lay the 2-inch piece of fabric so that it is face down. Fold each of the longer sides in so they just touch each other. Press with the iron.

cutting the zipper pull for easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Then fold it in half so both of those folds are on top of each other and press again.

stitching the zipper pull for easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Stitch down the middle of the tab you just made to hold it in place.

adding keychain for easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Pull the tab through the ring on the clip. Then fold the tab over so the edges meet.

adding to earbud pouch

With the zipper facing up, lay it so the folded edges meet the tack stitch on the zipper.

sewing on keychain for easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Use the sewing machine to do a quick stitch to hold it in place.

pinning back of easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Now lay the top fabric circle face down on the circle with the zipper. Then lay the batting circle on top of that then the lining circle on top of that. Add a few pins around to hold it all together.

sewing on the zipper to the layers of easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Sew it all together with the sewing machine. You want to stitch all the way around about 3/8″ in. Remember to do a lockstitch at the start and finish of the stitching. You may need to lift the foot every so often to work out the puckers as you stitch around.

When you get to the sides with the zipper you need to run over them a few times. So just hold the reverse button like you do with a lockstitch.

trimming around the edges of easy sew circle zip earbud pouch

Using scissors, cut off the extra ends of the zipper, and trim the fabric around the edges. Cut off as much as you can without harming your stitching.

turning easy sew circle zip earbud pouch right side out

The last step is just to turn the circle zip earbud pouch right side out. You may have to use your fingers to push the edges so that it is all turned out.

easy sew circle zip earbud pouch finished

Now you have a super cute way to carry your earbuds on the go! This easy-sew circle zip earbud pouch tutorial makes it easy to make these fun pouches for friends and family or make a few to keep for yourself.

Tips for this DIY Earbud Pouch

While this is easy sew circle zip earbud pouch is a great project for you to do and keep at home, don’t forget that it makes a great gift as well.

Think of this for fun Christmas gifts for teens, or even as a wonderful going away present for the college student in your life. You can even make this up and send it to your college student with a care package full of goodies as well.

Easy Sew Circle Zip Earbud Pouch

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Yield: 1 pouch

Easy Sew Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Tutorial with Free Pattern

Easy Sew Circle Zip Earbud Pouch Create Card

Tired of your earbuds being tangled in the bottom of your bag? This easy sewing project is for you! You can clip this to your bag and always have a safe place for your earbuds. This earbud pouch is a simple project and also makes a great gift, too!

Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $5.00

Tools

Instructions

  1. Using Free Free Circle Pattern cut: (2) 5 inch Circle top fabric, (2) 5-inch circle lining fabric, (2) 5-inch circle batting fabric or felt, and a 2-1/2″x2″ piece from top fabric.
  1. The first thing you need to do is cut one of each of the 5-inch circles in half.
  2. Lay one of the lining half-circles face up. Then lay the zipper face up on top of that piece making sure the flat edge of the circle matches the edge of the zipper.
  3. Lay the top fabric half circle face down (so you are looking at the backside of it) on top of the zipper.
  4. Then place the batting half circle on top of that. Make sure all the edges are lined up. Use a few pins to pin it all together.
  5. Sew it all together along the flat side where it is all lined up. You want to sew it 1/4" in. At the start and end, you need to do a lockstitch.
  6. Fold the finished flaps over so the right side of the fabric is facing up. Then layer the same on the other side of the zipper just as you did on the first side and stitch it in place.
  7. Trim the batting between the stitch line and the lined edge on both sides.
  8. Fold flaps over and iron them down.
  9. Unzip the zipper so that it is just inside the fabric area.
  10. Then using a needle and thread add a tack stitch to hold the zipper together right at the edge of the fabric.
  11. Next we need to make a tab to hold the snap. Lay the 2-inch piece of fabric so that it is face down. Fold each of the longer sides in so they just touch each other. Press with the iron.
  12. Then fold it in half so both of those folds are on top of each other and press again.
  13. Stitch down the middle of the tab you just made to hold it in place.
  14. Pull the tab through the ring on the clip. Then fold the tab over so the edges meet.
  15. With the zipper facing up, lay it so the folded edges meet the tack stitch on the zipper. Use the sewing machine to do a quick stitch to hold it in place.
  16. Now lay the top fabric circle face down on the circle with the zipper. Then lay the batting circle on top of that then the lining circle on top of that. Add a few pins around to hold it all together.
  17. Sew it all together with the sewing machine. You want to stitch all the way around about 3/8" in.
  18. When you get to the sides with the zipper you need to run over them a few times.
  19. Using scissors, cut off the extra ends of the zipper, and trim the fabric around the edges.
  20. Turn the pouch right side out.
  21. Enjoy

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