*FREE* Hold It Cord Keeper – Sewing Pattern

(32 customer reviews)




No more tangled cords! Simple wrap your cords (headphone, phone charger, etc.) and snap them inside the Hold It Cord Keeper. A scrap buster, the Hold It Cord Keeper makes a fun gift item for all ages, a great addition to customers’ orders, or a perfect craft fair inventory item. It comes together lickety-split, and is an ideal beginner pattern.

*** NOTE:  The Hold It Cord Keeper is intended for storing cords when not in use.  Do NOT use for a cord plugged into an electrical outlet.  FABRIC IS FLAMMABLE. ***



3 5/8” Height (open)

2” Height (closed)

1 5/8” Width (narrow end)

2 ¾” Width (wide end)


Photos accompany detailed, tutorial-style instructions.  A printable pattern template is included for both fabric and interfacing pieces. A team of 15 testers vetted this pattern, testing various snap placements and textiles, editing, revising, and clarifying — ensuring your successful outcome.


  • Exterior Fabric : One (5” H x 4” W) piece of cotton, canvas, cork, or faux leather
  • Interior Fabric: One (5” H x 4” W) piece of cotton
  • Woven Interfacing: Two (4” H x 3” W) pieces  // Omit Woven Interfacing for cork or faux leather
  • Firm Interfacing: One (4” H x 3” W) piece of Pellon Peltex, or similar
  • Heavy Duty Snap + Tools for installation ***
  • Hole Punch (or Seam Ripper)
  • Hammer
  • Washable Fabric Marker
  • Walking Foot attachment (recommended)

***NOTE:  For this pattern, instructions are given for using a Heavy Duty Snap Kit, commonly found at fabric shops or online.  However, feel free to use a different closure, such as KAM snaps. Just follow the manufacturer’s instructions.


Barring mass production and/or manufacturing, you may sell the finished Hold It Cord Keepers you create from my pattern. Credit to Hold it Right There in the item description is appreciated, but not required.

If at any time, you have questions while making the bag, please contact me, and I will gladly be of assistance.



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32 reviews for *FREE* Hold It Cord Keeper – Sewing Pattern

  1. Shelley S. (Verified Buyer)

    Easy to follow pattern.

  2. LauraRose (Verified Buyer)

    love it! thank you for sharing!

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  3. Yvonne T. (Verified Buyer)

    keeps the cords nice and tidy

  4. Wendy Curtis (Verified Buyer)

    Useful free pattern

  5. Bethany (Verified Buyer)

    This is a great scrap busting pattern. Easy to follow as well. The finished product makes a great gift too!

  6. Kay Thom (Verified Buyer)

    Very easy sew. Holds the cords well.

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  9. Elisa Castañeda (Verified Buyer)

    LOVE IT!

  10. Anita DOE BRUCE (Verified Buyer)

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  13. sarah k. (Verified Buyer)

    Absolutely love your patterns. Very easy to follow and FUN to make!

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  15. Bill (Verified Buyer)

    Easy to read pattern.

  16. Laura I Jones (Verified Buyer)

    Need to make a few more, each time I get1 done some family member grabs it.

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  19. Jeanne Jumper (Verified Buyer)

    I haven’t actually made this yet. but reviewed the pattern which is easy to understand. I’m looking forward to sewing the cord keeper.

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  27. Helen Hamlin (Verified Buyer)

    such a great nifty little thing to make to keep cords from being such a mess

  28. Melissa C. (Verified Buyer)

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  31. Stacy D. (Verified Buyer)

    Fun little cord organizer, easy and quick pattern. Will be great for my headphones!

  32. Anonymous (Verified Buyer)

    very happy with the cord keeper I made from your free pattern

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