Perusing Pinterest, I settled on the No Guts Boxie Pouch. This wasn't my first pouch/sewing experience, so it should be easy, right? After reading the reviews (who does that besides me?), I printed off the directions, which were a little fuzzy in parts, even for me, made some notes and since I have a hard time following directions in the first place, I was determined to do so this time... I ended up googling for others who had made the pouch and posted more clear directions - here at Pink Stitches and Kelbysews.
After a few text with Only, we settled on fabric and lining and then I decided I needed to monogram her initials on the pouch. Easy Peasy with my wonderful Janome Embroidery machine! I added plastic canvas between the lining and outer red chevron canvas for more stability, and love it more. I think I will be making these for Christmas gifts this year.
In the end, I loved the pouch, but not all of the original directions. Can hardly wait to give it to her on Friday!