Well, it’s fall again. Back to school. Back to work. Back to the gazillion activities each family member has.
To celebrate this exciting time of year of beginnings, I’ve decided to offer my readers another FREE sewing pattern! Hooray! And even better, it’s part of my Learn to Machine Sew series, as the practice tutorial for the lesson on piecing curves together.
Yes, I’m talking about a pencil-shaped pencil holder! Kids love these because they’re big enough to put all their school supplies (preferably labeled with the wonderful Sticker Kid labels) in, and also because hey– how fun is it to put pencils inside another pencil?
And as a cool optional extra, I’ll show you how to use freezer paper stencilling to customize the pencil case with a name or turn it into the classic #2 pencil that anyone who’s gone to school in the United States knows well!
There’s nothing like a fully-lined zipper pouch, right? I love how clean it looks inside the zipper. I even show how to add little zipper tabs to hide the end of the zipper tape to let it blend in with the surrounding fabric.
So, what are we waiting for? On with the pencil shaped pencil case tutorial! Read more