Instructions for making a children’s pocket organizer.
Material: cotton fabrics, thread, 2 buttons, hard cardboard, and sticks.
Cut out the pieces according to the pattern. Make small cuts with scissors in the places where the darts will be.
First sew together the middle multicolored pockets. Place them wrong sides together and sew with a 0.4cm seam allowance.
Turn the seam around, fold right sides together, and sew with a 0.5cm seam allowance.
Fold all pockets in the upper edge under twice and sew.
Place the pocket strips on the bottom piece of the pocket organizer.
Draw chalk lines 0.5 cm above the pocket placement.
First start sewing the bottom pockets.
Place the middle pocket on the fabric right sides together, pin, and sew.
Then flip the whole piece upward and sew.
Finally, sew the upper pockets in the same way.
Sew the pockets through the middle of the darts as shown in the picture, don’t forget to put a piece of cloth or interfacing on the wrong side.
Cut out 4x corners (10cm on the side). Fold as shown in the picture and sew. The corners will enable us to put cardboard on the back of the pocket organizer.
Pin on the wrong side of the pocket organizer.
Fold the side pieces under twice and sew.
Iron the strips for the top and bottom facing.
Place the smoothed strip right side to the wrong side of the pocket organizer and sew.
Fold on each end toward the organizer.
Fold the end on the previous seam and pin.
Place the straps in the center above the pocket, with the tip facing up, pin, and sew with a 0.3cm seam allowance.
Turn down and sew at the top. Sew on the button.
Cut out hard cardboard and insert in the corners. Place a stick on the top and bottom.