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Jewelry Roll

My Mom recently mentioned that the jewelry roll she uses for her jewelry when she travels was dying.  She asked if I could make her a new one.  I took a peek at the one she had and I drew up a sketch.

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I wasn't sure how to put in the zippers, so I did a little research and found a great tutorial for putting in a zipper pocket.  It was much easier than I thought, but I really need a zipper foot for my sewing machine!  (I know I keep saying that.  Some day I'll buy one!)

Nevertheless, once I found the zipper tutorial, I got to sewing and made my fabulous pouch!  It only took me about two hours, which wasn't bad considering all the mistakes I made along the way!

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As you can see, the jewelry roll has one large open pocket at the top and then two small zippered pouches.  I used sari ribbon for the closure.  

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The largest pocket is perfect for necklaces and larger jewelry of all kinds.

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The larger zippered pocket is perfect for big earrings, bracelets, or small necklaces.

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The smallest pocket is perfect for small earrings and rings.

And then the best part is that it all rolls up for easy transport when traveling.

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I like it so much I'm kind of wondering whether I'll actually pass it on to my Mom or just keep it for myself!  What to do...?

Thanks for stopping by!

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