I've used a few left over scraps of fabric from the recent Zip it Up case that I made to make a very simple project. These fabrics from the Bugs and Critters collection by Nutex, were leftovers from the recent Zip it Up case that I'd made for a special little boy's birthday. I found a pattern online for a simple pencil case on the Folk Art Factory blog. I've altered the construction slightly, so the front and back of the pencil case are quilted very simply rather than having a seperate lining...
...as I'd altered the way the pencil case was constructed, I had to change the way the zipper was put in, so I've used the ByAnnie method of zipper insertion - there are some great video tutorials for this on the ByAnnie website...
...the stripey binding was cut on the bias and machined in place a quarter of an inch around both sides and the lower edge of the pencil case, then folded over and machined again to enclose all the raw edges. I've also added a zipper pull with a piece of leftover stripey binding. This case can be adapted to whatever size you want, depending on the size zipper and fabrics that you have. This one is the size of the orihginal instructions, and the box of pencils fits inside perfectly!
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