A two-sided tissue holder pouch is perfect for cold and flu season. One side can hold a pack of tissues, the other side can hold a mini bottle of sanitizer and a lip gloss! Watch our video tutorial or scroll down for a step by step photo tutorial!
This post was originally shared in 2017 and has been updated to include a video.
Watch our step by step video!
With cold and flu season approaching I decided to make some little tissue pouches to put in the kid’s backpacks and one for my purse. They all like the single sized tissue packs, but they don’t always hold up well being tossed around in a bag with books and binders.
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How to sew a two-sided tissue holder for your purse or backpack.
- Fabric Scraps
- Measuring Tape
- Tissue Pouch (2×4.5″) (affiliate)
- PURELL® Advanced Hand Sanitizer
- Lip gloss, optional
fabric tissue holder Instructions.
1. Cut your fabrics. You will need 1 main fabric for the body and 1 contrasting fabric for the pocket.
Body: (cut 2) 5 3/4″ x 7 1/2″
Pocket: (cut 1) 4″ x 7 1/2″
Seam allowance 1/4″
5. Pin sides and stitch both sides closed, leaving the top and bottom open.
7. Press seams flat.
9. Fold the top down 1 3/4″.
12. Stitch sides closed and trim close to seam.
13. Turn right side out.
You’re going to love this double-sided tissue holder so much you’ll want to make a few more to keep on hand for gifts!
This post was sponsored by GOJO Industries, the makers of Purel and contains affiliate links. This post is a refresh of my original tutorial, first shared in 2015.
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