We are a studio of jewelry loving ladies, there’s no denying it. . . more is more! One of our local “go-to” stores for on-trend fashion jewelry is Madewell. At one point their pieces came in soft felt jewelry pouches, which I have kept my stash and use them for travel. Lately they have replaced the felt pouch with a canvas one, still pretty but not as keep worthy as the former felt envelopes. Inspired by these jewelry bags we came up with our own design in a soft wool felt and gold iron-on.

Felt_Jewelry_PouchesThe Perfect Pouch

Ideal for traveling or even gifting a piece to a friend, these DIY felt jewelry pouches are perfect for keeping your beloved bling safe. All you will need is a length of wool felt in your chosen color, thread in a matching color, pins, scissors, a needle and a measuring tape.

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  • Lia Griffith’s Wool Blend Felt – Cloudy Day (2x 12×18)
  • Embroidery Floss — DMC – 317
  • Heat Transfer – Gold
  • Printable Iron-on


  1. Gather your materials
  2. Measure and cut felt for the following sizes: Small (9″ x 4″), Medium (11.5″ x 5″), Large (16″ x 7″)
  3. Blanket stitch shortest edges of felt on all three sizes.

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If you would like to label your felt jewelry pouches as we have, then you can download the designs below. Use your personal cutting machine cut gold iron-on vinyl. If you don’t have a cutting machine we have included these designs as a printable PDF which can be used with printable ink jet iron-on. Follow the instructions for applying the iron-on to your felt once you have made the pouches. Our top tip for using iron-on vinyl is to press with a hot iron until the top layer of plastic begins to crinkle. Peel off the plastic and then give the design one last press over a cotton cloth to fully infuse the material into the felt. You can use our step-by-step tutorial below to make your pretty felt pouches. Enjoy! ~ Lia

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What else could you make?

If you love to work with felt, we have felt flowers for you to browse. Or you can explore all of our felt crafts on the site, which also includes fiber and yarn.

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