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Pretty Pocket Wall Organizer

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.


Organize your home with this pretty (and handy) pocket wall organizer. Whether you're corralling crafts supplies or straightening out the office, these pockets make it easy to keep your necessities neat and orderly. Hang from a curtain rod or towel bar in any room of the house!
 

Project Needs & Notes:


- 1/3 yard solid-colored sturdy cotton fabric like
  twill, denim, or lightweight canvas
- 1/3 yard print sturdy cotton fabric like twill,
  denim, or lightweight canvas
- Air-erase pen for marking
- Medium-weight (2.5 ounce) cutaway stabilizer

Designs featured in this tutorial include:
- M2883, Doodle Scissors
- M11291, Doodle Sew Crafty

- M2629, Doodle Thread Spool
Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Start by cutting a piece of sturdy cotton fabric to 10" x 10".

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Measure 2" in from each side and the bottom.

Draw lines connecting the marks.

The area outside the lines will become the sides and bottom of the organizer and the area inside the lines will be the front.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
A template, or printout of a design, is an excellent tool to help with placement.

Print a template of the design from your embroidery software.

If you do not have embroidery software, Wilcom's TrueSizer is a free program to use.

Center the template within the shape. Mark the center point and the horizontal and vertical axis lines.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Hoop the fabric with one piece of cutaway stabilizer.

Line up the marks on the fabric with the marks on the hoop.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Attach the hoop to the machine and load the design.

Move the hoop so the needle is right over the center point.

Embroider the design.

Use a size 11 or 75/11 sharp sewing needle when stitching on sturdy cotton fabric.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
After embroidering, cut the excess stabilizer away.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Cut another piece of fabric to 10" x 10" for the back of the organizer.

Then, for the lining, cut two more pieces of sturdy cotton fabric to 10" x 10".

Lay the front and back pieces flat with the wrong sides facing up.

Align the lining pieces on top, wrong sides together. Pin in place.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Place the front and back pieces together, right sides together, and pin in place.

Sew a 1/2" seam along the side and bottom edges only -- start and stop 3/4" from each top corner.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Square off the corners to create the bottom.

Align the side seams and bottom seam together and pin in place.

Draw a 3" line across the fabric at each corner.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Sew a seam along the line. Then, trim the corners leaving 1/2" excess.

You can serge or zigzag stitch the seam allowances to help prevent them from unraveling -- remember to stop 3/4" from each top corner.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Turn the fabric right side out.

Then turn both layers of the fabric in to the wrong side 1/2" and press with an iron.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
To prepare the loop for the hanger, cut two pieces of fabric to 5 1/2" x 7".

Align the pieces together, right sides together, and pin.

Sew a 1/2" seam along each side edge only, leaving the top and bottom open.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Turn the fabric right side out and press the seams.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Fold the fabric into a loop by aligning the raw edges together.

Pin in place.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Tuck the raw end of the loop at the back of the organizer between the two layers of fabric.

Allow the loop to extend inside about 1". Pin in place.

Sew a 1/4" seam along the entire top edge of the organizer.

Free project instructions to create a pretty pocket wall organizer.
Keep sewing necessities, office supplies, and more handy by hanging these organizers on a curtain rod or towel bar.

Use them in the sewing room, home office, or entry way!

Pretty Pocket Wall Organizer



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Products used in this Project:

Doodle Thread $1.99 - $3.99

Available in 4 Sizes:

6.80" x 5.85" | 5.64" x 4.85" | 3.85" x 3.31" | 3.00" x 2.58"

Doodle Scissors $2.49 - $3.99

Available in 4 Sizes:

5.86" x 7.03" | 4.86" x 5.82" | 3.21" x 3.85" | 2.50" x 3.00"

Doodle Love to Sew $2.49 - $3.99

Available in 4 Sizes:

6.43" x 5.85" | 5.32" x 4.85" | 3.85" x 3.50" | 3.00" x 2.73"

Doodle Love to Quilt $1.99 - $3.99

Available in 4 Sizes:

5.85" x 5.95" | 4.85" x 4.94" | 3.78" x 3.85" | 2.95" x 3.00"

Doodle Love to Knit $1.49 - $2.99

Available in 4 Sizes:

6.28" x 5.85" | 5.21" x 4.85" | 3.85" x 3.58" | 3.00" x 2.79"

Doodle Sew Crafty $1.99 - $3.99

Available in 4 Sizes:

5.85" x 6.17" | 4.85" x 5.11" | 3.65" x 3.85" | 2.84" x 3.00"