When things aren't what you want

I'm struggling to make these triangle pouches what I want them to be.


A Trio of Triangles

I didn't love the elastic top stitched on the purple triangle. I then made the ikat triangle, but it was very difficult for me to not top stitch the elastic.  The top stitching really stinks on the pouch, and I made it entirely out of triangles, so there is an additional seam, and it adds too much bulk. On the floral pouch, I skipped any type of closure, used two different shapes to stitch it up, and did minimal top stitching.  I really want them to have a closure though.

I am sick of thinking about them! But I want to figure it out! Erg. 

Thinking that the strategies used with the floral will win out. Closure options I am considering include sew in snaps, kam snaps, and buttons. Eh. I don't love it, but maybe if I give it a go it will work for me.

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