How to Make a Cute Pizza or Pie-Shaped DIY Coin Purse

Made by JOJO
by Made by JOJO
10 Materials
45 Minutes

Here’s a free downloadable DIY coin purse pattern so you can make a pie-shaped or pizza coin purse! These little segments are perfect for holding jewelry items like earrings, or other small precious objects, and of course, coins!

I’ll show you how to make a DIY coin purse to make for yourself or give as gifts. Let’s get started!

Tools and materials:

  • Outer fabric
  • Lining fabric
  • Quilted batting (optional)
  • Fusible interfacing
  • No.3 zipper 11½ inch (29 cm)
  • Label (optional)
  • Sewing machine
  • Scissors
  • Clips
  • Pattern
DIY coin purse pattern

1. Make the pattern

Download the DIY coin purse pattern.

Cutting out the DIY coin purse pattern in fabric

Cut the fabric, fusible interfacing, and quilted batting (if using) in the shape of the pattern. Cut the bias strips.

Sandwiching the fusible interfacing in between the lining and the fabric

Sandwich the fusible interfacing in between the lining and the fabric. Clip them together on the two straight edges. 

Sewing the bias tape to the coin purse

2. Sew the coin purse

Place the bias tape over the rounded portion of the coin purse and sew it down right at the edge. You may want to use a tailor’s awl to help you guide the fabric through the sewing machine.

Folding the bias tape over the edge

Fold the bias tape over the other side and tuck it in so no raw edges are visible. Clip it in place and sew.

Trimming the excess bias tape

Trim any excess.

Unzipping the zipper ready to sew

3. Sew the zipper

Unzip the zipper entirely.

Sewing one side of the zipper

Sew one side of the zipper to the sewn bias tape.

Trimming the excess zipper

Fold the coin purse in half. Trim the excess of the zipper so it is flush with the coin purse.

Zipping the coin purse closed

Place the zipper slider on to the teeth at the top. Zip the coin purse closed.

How to sew a coin purse

4. Sew the last side

Adding a label to the DIY coin purse

This step is totally optional but it lets people know it was your creation. If you have your own label, this is the time to use it!

Place your label inside the open portion of the coin purse right at the center and on the outer fabric layer. Clip it in place.

How to make a coin purse

Sew as close to the edge as possible. Make sure to backstitch at the beginning and end.

Trimming the seam allowance

Trim the uneven edges of the seam allowance. Snip the very edge of bottom corner, making sure not to cut the seam. 

Making a DIY coin purse

Place the smaller bias strap across the top of the straight side. Sew as close to the edge as possible.

DIY coin purse tutorial

Fold over the bias tape, tucking in the corners and smoothing it down to look as professional as possible.

Clipping the bias strap in place

Clip in place. Sew the bias strap down. Open the zipper to turn the coin purse inside out.

Using an awl to push the corners out

Push the corners out. You may need to use a tailor’s awl or another object to make the triangle sharp!

DIY coin purse pizza

DIY coin purse tutorial

You’re done! How adorable are these DIY coin purses? You can be as creative as you like with different colors and fabrics! Please let me know in the comments if you made these and how many you made.

Suggested materials:
  • Outer fabric
  • Lining fabric
  • Quilted batting (optional)
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