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Machine Embroidery Project: Zippered Pouch

Learn how to create a zipper pouch on your embroidery machine in any shape.

In this class, you will learn how to navigate and purchase designs from both and We will explore the various embroidery designs on their website and how to read the description pages for design specifications as they relate to your specific embroidery machine. Please bring a USB to this class and a laptop. If you forget a USB, we will have one available for purchase. If you don't have access to a laptop, we will have a computer available for you to use.

We will learn about the supplies needed to complete a zipper pouch, how to calculate shape required to stitch out a zipper pouch, how to inlay a zipper using an embroidery machine, and how to modify this process to create various shapes for zipper pouches on your embroidery machine. We will complete one zipper pouch in the class.

PLEASE NOTE: This class requires an embroidery machine which:

  • has a USB port for file transfers to your machine
  • able to support designs up to 5" x 7"
  • has built-in basic shapes (specifically rectangles for this class)

If your embroidery machine does not support all of these requirements, you may request to use one of our embroidery machines in class. If you would like to use one of our floor model embroidery machines, please email us at in advance of the class with your request.

Skill Level: Beginner
Skill Details:

Ages 15+

Must have a working knowledge of how to operate an embroidery machine.

Must have an embroidery machine that supports USB design file transfers.

Must have an embroidery machine that supports embroidery designs of 5" x 7" or larger.

Must have built-in basic shape designs options on your embroidery machine.

Just getting started? Take our Intro to Machine Embroidery series:

Materials Included:

All materials needed for this class can be purchased for an additional $30. If you opt to only pay for the class, you will need to bring:

  • 1 FQ of outer fabric
  • 1 FQ of inner fabric
  • 1/2 yd of fusible fleece
  • 1/2 yd of tear away
  • (1) 14in zipper in coordinating color
  • 1 spool of polyester thread
  • 1 spool of embroidery thread
  • 1 bobbin thread

Additional items you will need but are offered at classroom stations include:

  • Embroidery Machine
  • 5" x 7" hoop or larger
  • Embroidery Tape (included at classroom station)
  • 505 basting glue (included at classroom station)
  • Pressing cloth (included at classroom station)
  • Ruler (included at classroom station)
  • Shears (included at classroom station)
  • Cutting Mat (included at classroom station)
  • Iron and Mat(included at classroom station)

Cancellation Policy

A Student may cancel a class registration via email ( or by phone at 214-358-3549.

Cancellations with more than 3 days prior notice may request a full refund. Cancellations received 1 - 3 days before the class will receive credit towards another class. Any cancellations on the day of the class cannot be refunded or transferred.

Read our full Classroom Policies here.

$60 Class + $30 Materials
(including materials with the class fee is optional)

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Included Materials



This class cannot be purchased online. Please contact the store for more information.