How to Make a Simple Face Mask Pouch

How to Make a Simple Face Mask Pouch

How to Make a Simple Face Mask Pouch

It appears that Face masks are going to be a part of our immediate future so I thought I might as well make a pouch for mine and share it with you.  I keep stuffing them in my purse where they get mangled and bungled up.  So I thought this little pouch I can attach to my purse would solve the problem.  It is a super simple beginner project that requires just two fat quarters of fabric to make.  Anyone with beginner sewing skills can make this project in about 15 minutes or so.  

I used some remnants that I had on hand for this project but fat quarters would be perfect.  You can get fat quarters just about anywhere, JOANN Fabric & Craft Stores, Hobby Lobby, or  Fabric.com would be perfect.  This post contains affiliate links that if you click on them and make a purchase I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.  As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.  

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What you will Need: How to Make a Simple Face Mask Pouch

What you will need face mask pouch

Step 1: Cut your Fabrics

Cut one piece from the outer and lining fabrics that measures 4.5″ x 11. Cut an outer piece that measures 2″ x 2″ for the tab

Step 2: Stitch one short end

Place the fabric pieces right sides together and stitch along one short end using a 1/4″ seam allowance.  Turn right sides out and top stitch along the seam.

Place right sides together
Top stitch the seam

Step 3: Round the corners

With the raw edges matching round the corners of the raw edges of both the outer and lining fabric. 

Round the corners

 

Step 4: Create the Tab

Fold the outer edges of the tab to the center and press.  Fold in half to enclose the raw edges and press again.  Top stitch along both sides. Place the swivel clip in the  and the tab tab 1″ down from the stitched edge of the outer fabric piece as shown.  

Add the tab and clip

Step 5: Fold up the bottom

Fold the lining up from the bottom stitched edged toward the top of the outer piece as shown. Then fold the lining raw edge to meet the top raw edge sandwiching the stitched bottom and clip around the sides.  

Fold up the bottom
Fold up the rounded edge

Step 6: Stitch around the pouch

Stitch all the way around the pouch using a 1/4″ seam allowance leaving an opening at the top for turning.  Turn the pouch right sides out through the opening.

Turn right sides out

 

Step 7: finish the pouch

Top stitch around the top of the pouch enclosing the opening.  Add the Kam snaps to the flap and the body of the pouch.  Insert your masks and you are finished.  

 

Add the Kam Snaps
Finished Mask Pouch

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How to make a simple face mask pouch

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