How to sew a fabric pencil case

Learn how to sew a pencil case with the fabric you like the most. Perfect for going to class!


Store your pencils in a colorful pencil case! You just have to choose the fabric with the color and pattern that you like the most to create your own personalized case.

In this tutorial we teach you step by step how to sew a pencil case with your favorite fabric.

Tools

  • Pair of scissors
  • Marker pen
  • Sewing machine

Materials

  • 1 meter of denim
  • 35 x 25 cm of patterned fabric
  • 3 meters of 30 mm bias tape
  • Pins
  • Thread

Step by step go to sew a case

sew a pencil case - step 1

Step 1
First you have to overcast the entire outline of the chosen fabric.



sew a pencil case - Step 2

Step 2
Fold the fabric in 1 cm at the 27 cm edges (top and bottom) and iron.


sew a pencil case - Step 3

Step 3
Baste one side of the zipper.


sew a pencil case - step 4

Step 4
Machine sew the zipper, finishing at the beginning and end.


sew a pencil case - step 5

Step 5
Baste the other piece of the zipper onto the other end of the fabric (line them up).


sew a pencil case - step 6

Step 6
Sew with the zipper open.


sew a pencil case - step 7

Step 7
Close the sides, sew with a 1 cm margin.


sew a pencil case - step 8

Step 8
Open the fabric into a square and mark 5 cm corners, pinned.


sew a pencil case - step 9

Step 9
Sew the corners.


sew a pencil case - step 10

Step 10
Cut off the excess triangles.


sew case - step 11

Step 11
Overcast the corners.


sew a pencil case - step 11

Step 12
Flip the case over, and you're done!


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