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A handmade pouch is like a trusted sidekick, dutifully carrying the essentials when you're on the go. Get inspired to craft your own stylish pouch -- whether for yourself or as a gift -- with our simple DIY instructions.
These slim velvet pockets are sure to make a good impression -- they're imprinted with delicate patterns from evergreen sprigs. Easily sewn from ribbon and thread, they're perfect for glasses, knitting needles, or a camera.
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Put the person who holds your heart on the bag that holds your keys, phone, and other indispensables. Double-sided fusible webbing lets you attach a photo without sewing.
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Don't waste time foraging for implements. Stow them in a customized pouch instead.
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Whether you're packing a suitcase or storing items at home, these drawstring pouches come in handy. Make them in a range of sizes to stow jewelry, shoes, and even laundry.
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Transform large and small pieces of felted-wool sweaters into a variety of attractive pouches: Here, a hot-water bottle cover has been cut from a turtleneck sweater, an eyeglass case began life as an argyle sweater, a waistband forms the top of a tiny stocking, and a portion of a sleeve has become a case for a cell phone or an iPod.
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Come prepared with a convenient (and super-cute) ultrasuede tissue pouch.
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Show your love with this beautiful heart pendant wrapped in a lovely jewelry gift pouch.
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These well-crafted carryall and eyeglass cases combine elegance and function.
9 of 9A set of woven pouches can keep electronic devices safe from scratches and nicks inside your bag. Best of all, they're pretty simple to make.