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Woven Zipper Pouch Bags & Purses

  • Berkeley, UC (Cal) Collegiate Zip Pouch
    Berkeley, UC (Cal) Collegiate Zip Pouch Pouch catstudio
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  • California Zip Pouch
    California Zip Pouch Pouch catstudio
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  • Carmel Zip Pouch - Natural
    Carmel Zip Pouch - Natural - catstudio
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  • Los Angeles Zip Pouch - Natural
    Los Angeles Zip Pouch - Natural - catstudio
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  • Napa Valley Zip Pouch
    Napa Valley Zip Pouch - catstudio
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  • San Diego Zip Pouch - Natural
    San Diego Zip Pouch - Natural - catstudio
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  • Southern California, University of (USC) Collegiate Zip Pouch
    Southern California, University of (USC) Collegiate Zip Pouch Pouch catstudio
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  • Stanford University Collegiate Zip Pouch
    Stanford University Collegiate Zip Pouch - catstudio
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  • Yosemite National Park Zip Pouch - Natural
    Yosemite National Park Zip Pouch - Natural Pouch catstudio
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Why Choose catstudio’s Zip Pouches?

Crafted with a Personal Touch 

At catstudio, we put our heart into making pouches like little pieces of art you can carry. We don't print designs but carefully weave them into tapestry-like designs. 

Our pouches are designed to make your life easier. Do you need a safe spot for your keys, cash, or credit cards? A loved one may need a cozy place for their favorite lipstick or essentials. Our handy-sized zip pouches are your best bet!

Gifts that Show You Care

Looking for unique gifts that go beyond the usual? Our woven designs feature the things that people hold closest to their hearts. That makes them great gifts for anyone who feels strongly about their alma mater, favorite state, or city. 

Do you have a special woman in your life? These pouches make a great toiletry bag, makeup bag, or jewelry pouch. You could opt for a lively pouch with a city view, a peaceful design from a favorite spot, or a playful pattern that feels right.

If you’ve got a friend who’s a student, you can gift them our pouch to use as a pencil case, coin pouch, cosmetic bag, or tote bag. It’s also perfect for storing loose items like pens and pins.

Get Your Stylish Pouch Today 

Ready to make these pouches yours? Our checkout is super easy. Just pick the design you like. Add it to your cart, and then go ahead and check out. Simple as that. Can't decide? Our gift cards make the perfect present for the undecided, allowing your loved ones to choose their favorite woven pouch.

Shop now and make a statement with accessories that are as unique as you are!

Frequently Asked Questions

Depending on the fabric, you can often spot clean a pouch with a clean slightly damp rag & let air dry. For best results follow the care label.
  • A zipper pouch provides organization, security, and portability for your belongings. It's versatile, easy to identify contents, and offers protection from spills and elements, making it a convenient choice for various purposes.
  • Storing Chargers/Headphones.
  • Travel Case for Toiletries.
  • Organizing Jewelry for a Trip.
  • Travel Kit for Kids Toys - great for car trips!
  • People use zipper pouches for a variety of purposes, and what they put in them depends on individual needs and preferences. Here are some common items people might put in zipper pouches:
  • Cosmetics: Makeup items, such as lipsticks, mascara, and compact mirrors.
  • Toiletries: Travel-sized toiletries, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other personal care items.
  • First Aid Supplies: Bandages, pain relievers, and other small medical supplies.
  • Tech Accessories: Charging cables, earphones, USB drives, or small electronic gadgets.
  • Travel Essentials: Passport, travel-sized toiletries, and travel documents.
  • Wallet Items: Coins, cash, credit cards, and identification cards.
  • Snacks: Small snacks like nuts, mints, or energy bars for on-the-go.
  • Organizational Tools: Rubber bands, paper clips, and other office supplies.
  • Art Supplies: Small paint tubes, brushes, or sketch pads for artists.
  • Jewelry: Rings, earrings, or small accessories to keep them organized.
  • Hygiene Products: Feminine hygiene products, hand sanitizer, or wet wipes.
  • The versatility of zipper pouches makes them suitable for a wide range of uses, offering a convenient and organized way to carry essential items.
A clutch is a small handbag typically designed for formal or evening events, often with a strap or handle. A pouch is a simple, soft container, often with a zipper, used for carrying various items such as cosmetics, toiletries, or small essentials. While clutches are a specific type of handbag, pouches serve a broader range of purposes and are not always intended for fashion purposes.
A purse is a larger handbag used for carrying personal items, while a zipper pouch is a smaller, often flat container with a zipper closure, suitable for organizing and carrying small items like makeup, toiletries, or accessories. Purses are typically more substantial and designed for broader use, including as a fashion accessory. Zipper pouches are more compact and utilitarian.
  • To unstick a zipper caught on fabric in a purse, you can try the following steps:
  • Lubricate the Zipper: Apply a small amount of lubricant to the zipper teeth. You can use soap, a graphite pencil, or a specialized zipper lubricant. Move the zipper back and forth to distribute the lubricant.
  • Use a Pencil Eraser: Rub the teeth of the zipper with the eraser end of a pencil. This can help smooth out any rough edges or snags that might be causing the zipper to catch.
  • Gently Tug on the Fabric: While holding the purse securely, try gently pulling the fabric away from the zipper. Use slow and steady pressure to avoid damaging the fabric or the zipper.
  • Tweezers or Needle: If there's a thread or fabric caught in the zipper, use tweezers or a needle to carefully tease it out. Be gentle to avoid causing more damage.
  • Warm the Fabric: If the fabric is sticking due to cold temperatures, warming the fabric slightly with your hands or a hairdryer on a low setting might help.
  • Patience: Take your time and avoid forcing the zipper. Rushing the process may lead to more damage. Be patient and persistent in your efforts.
  • If these steps don't resolve the issue, and if the fabric is still caught in the zipper, it might be worthwhile to seek professional help from a tailor or a bag repair service to avoid causing further damage.
To prevent pencils from coloring your pencil pouch, you can cover them by placing them in a small pencil case or using a pencil sleeve made of fabric or plastic. This containment will help keep the graphite or colored pencil residue contained and protect the interior of your pouch.
Depending on the fabric, you can often spot clean a pouch with a clean slightly damp rag & let air dry. For best results follow the care label.
Create a thoughtful makeup bag gift with items like lipstick, mascara, eyeshadow, brushes, skincare, and accessories. Consider the recipient's preferences and add a personal touch, like a note or monogrammed mirror.
For a school makeup bag, consider essentials like lip balm, concealer, mascara, and a small palette with neutral eyeshadows. Include travel-sized skincare items, a compact mirror, and a few makeup brushes for touch-ups. Keep it simple and practical for daily use.