Man’s Zippered Travel Pouch

travel bag

Here’s a great gift idea for the man on your list. This DIY Man’s Zippered Travel Pouch will come in handy for the man on the go.


  • Two 16” x 21” rectangles of washed duck cloth
  • Two 16” x 21” rectangles of lining fabric
  • Two 16” x 21” rectangles of Shape Flex Interfacing
  • Two 21”-long pieces of 1/2″-wide leather
  • One 8-1/2”-long pieces of 1/2”-wide leather
  • One 20” metal zipper
  • Heavy-duty thread
  • Standard-weight thread
  • Lapel Stick or other fabric glue stick
  • Two Wonder Clips or binder clips
  • Leather needle
  • Zipper foot
  • Teflon foot

Skill Level: Intermediate

Find the Man’s Zippered Travel Pouch tutorial here.