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Easy Quilted Zip Pouch Pattern

Create your own stylish and protective pouch with this Easy Quilted Zip Pouch Pattern.

A set of four quilted zip pouches in white fabric with pink flowers.

This beginner-friendly sewing pattern guides you through creating a set of four quilted zip pouches. Designed with both functionality and style in mind, these pouches are perfect for protecting electronic devices, books, and other items from bumps and scratches. Whether you need a Kindle sleeve, book sleeve, or a protective cover for your tablet or small laptop, this pattern is ideal for you.

Versatile and Protective

The sizes have been created to be versatile and to fit a range of electronic devices and/or books. As a guide, here’s what can fit in each pouch:

Large – Small laptop (approx. 13 inch), hardcover book, or 2-3 large novels

Medium – Tablet or large novel

Small – Kindle Paperwhite, older style Kindles or small novel

Extra Small – Kindle 6”

A set of four book sleeves and Kindle sleeves.
A set of quilted pouches with a laptop, tablet or kind sitting on top of each one.


The finished dimensions of the pouches available with this pattern are:

  • Extra Small: 14.5cm wide x 19cm tall (5 x 7 ½ inches), Zip opening is12cm (4 ¾ inches)

  • Small: 17.5cm wide x 21cm tall (7 x 8 ¼ inches), Zip opening is 15cm (6 inches)

  • Medium:  21cm wide x 27.5cm tall (8 ¼ x 10 ¾ inches), Zip opening is 18.5cm (7¼ inches)

  • Large: 26cm wide x 32.5cm tall (10 x 12 ¾ inches), Zip opening is 23cm (9 inches)

Thick and Soft Feel

Each pouch provides a soft, cushioned layer to protect the items inside from general wear and tear. The spongy texture not only adds to the protective qualities but also makes them feel luxurious and high-quality. They are lovely to hold - you won’t want to stop squishing them!

A close up of four quilted zip pouches used as book sleeves or kindle sleeves.

Beginner-Friendly Pattern

This pattern is an easy sewing project, perfect for beginners. The instructions are clear and easy to follow. Each step is detailed with plenty of photos, and there are helpful tips along the way to guide you through the process. Even if you’re new to sewing, you should find this pattern easy to complete. If you have any questions along the way, I’m always happy to help.

A Kindle partially inside a quilted sleeve.

Why You'll Love This Pattern

- Four Sizes: The pattern includes instructions for four different sizes, allowing you to create the perfect pouch for a variety of items. Whether it’s a small Kindle sleeve, a medium-sized tablet pouch, a cover for a small laptop, or protection for books, there’s a size that fits your needs.

- Protective Padding: The quilted design ensures your electronics, books, and other valuables are protected from everyday wear and tear. The thick padding adds a layer of security, making these pouches ideal for travel and daily use.

- Fully Lined: Each pouch features a fully lined interior with no raw edges, giving your finished product a professional and polished look.

- Multi-Purpose: As well as protecting electronics and books, these pouches are perfect for a wide range of uses. Store your cosmetics, stationery, travel essentials, or any other small items that need organizing.

- Customisable: Choose your favourite fabrics and colours to make a pouch that’s uniquely yours. Personalise it further with different quilting patterns or embellishments to make each pouch different.

Materials Required:

- Cotton fabric for the exterior and lining

- Polyester wadding (200gsm recommended)

- Zippers

- Coordinating thread

- Tape measure

- Ruler and removable fabric marker

- Fabric scissors or rotary cutter

- Pins or clips

- Sewing machine


Approximate Sewing Time:

Each pouch takes about 45 minutes to 1 hour to complete, depending on your sewing experience and the size of the pouch.

A book partially inside a quilted book sleeve.

Get Started Today

I’d love for you to try this easy quilted zip pouch pattern, so head over to my Etsy shop and download the pattern today. Be warned though, making these can be a little addictive!

I can’t wait to see what you create, so don’t forget to share your finished projects with me on social media using the hashtag #VickiElleHandmade.

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