Back to school is much more fun when you don’t actually attend school anymore!! Am I right?! I always loved buying new stationery, but not so much the school part. After yesterday’s post of a lovely Cath Kidston inspired DIY pencil case tutorial I thought I would share an extra 15 for you all to try/choose from.
PRISM ZIPPY pouch PDF pattern
The perfect pencil case for math geeks who like to get their geometry on! This triangle prism pouch has a snazzy look and feel that would also be perfect for make-up, jewellery or craft supplies. The pattern comes with a bonus diamond block pattern for a little added excitement. Use foam stabilizer for a very structured feel that stands solid even when empty. Don't forget that you will need a zipper foot for your sewing machine.
How To Make Your Own Cath Kidston Pencil Case
This is the Cath Kidston pencil case tutorial from right here on the blog! If you are a beginner when it comes to sewing, CreativeBug have some amazing free classes to take. As a beginner sewer, sometimes nothing can be more daunting. Even terms can be insanely confusing. The best way to learn how to follow a sewing tutorial effectively, is by learning everything in an easy to follow course.
PDF Pencil Case Sewing Pattern
I love this because it's a large capacity pencil case sewing pattern! So, if you didn't want to buy a large capacity pencil case and still wanted to make one for back to school, this one is a great option. It holds so much and it's a great pencil bag for budding artists to store all of their favourite supplies. This is a pattern and a sewing tutorial all in one.
Orla Pencil Case Sewing Pattern Download
I would love to create one of these super cute patchwork pencil cases with lots of lovely Lecien Fabric like this stuff. When it comes to the inner material, I would recommend lining with oilcloth or a treated cotton. And if you study art or anything ALWAYS put a cap on your craft knives. Seriously, I can’t tell you how many pencil cases I’ve sliced right through! For some reason, (I wonder why ?) I cannot look at this photo with the little name in the bottom corner without Julie Andrews singing in my head!
This is definitely a fat quarter friendly pencil pouch for all of those yummy school supplies.
Elastic Pencil Case PDF Sewing Pattern
Another, rather lovely Zakka style sewing pouch from A Spoonful of sugar designs. These fabulous ladies have so many pencil case tutorials! I won’t share them all here, you can just look at their most popular tutorials in the sidebar. They’re all there!
Cute Pencil Shaped Crochet Pen Pouch
If you love amigurimi then you're going to love making this little pencil shaped pencil case! Basic crochet skills are required and this pattern in particular is for more intermediate crocheters but I think you may know that by looking at the picture.
Crochet Pencil Case - Pattern
Make your own crochet pencil case with this fun and easy pattern. The pattern is my own design and it contains all instructions to make your own pencil case.In this pattern is also an instruction on how to sew the granny squares, which can be handy for any granny square project you're going to make in the future.
Nadia Pouch, Pencil Case (3 sizes) PDF Sewing Pattern
These large pencil cases are brilliant for school but they're also pretty excellent if you enjoy bullet journaling or you're an artist. Us creative types always seem to have many pencil cases for different types of art supply. This Etsy store has tonnes of 5 star reviews but this was the most useful that I found;
"Simple steps that were easy to follow with results that look really top notch, even for a beginner."
DIY No-Sew Zipper Cases
This is the most awesome pencil case ever! You could even cover it in washi tape. All you need is some sturdy soda bottles, strong zippers and hot glue! Oh, and something sharp. Be careful! Please don’t buy soda to make this tutorial. Just recycle.
Crochet Pencil Case Pattern
It can be made a little sturdier depending on the type of yarn you use, you could even use bakers twine to make it super sturdy. It’s also possible to do a little recycling and stick a paper towel tube in there to make it super sturdy! There are some crackers cans (depending on what country you’re in) which are like slim, mini pringles cans which are the perfect size for a pencil case. Keep an eye out at the grocery store!
Tutorial: Pencil pouch
You could create this super simple pencil case with only one fabric to make the sewing project much faster. For a pretty, feminine pencil case, I would definitely use contrasting Lecien Fabrics (because I’m obsessed!) with block colours or even different patterns of Lecien material. Go and checkout the pattern from Ann Kelle
Unicorn Plushie Crochet Pencil Case Pattern
This is the most adorable wee crochet unicorn ever! The finished pencil case will be approx. 10.5” long and 3” wide when made with specified yarn and tension. This pattern is provided in both US and UK abbreviations in two separate pdfs, just choose the one you need to download, print it out (or use it on your iPad) and start crocheting!
Are you searching for some DIY Pencil case tutorials for back to school season? If you enjoyed this list post full of beautiful patchwork pouches, flat pencil cases, binder pencil cases & even a crochet pencil case, then share it. If you end up making a pencil case for back to school season, PLEASE show us in the Facebook Group.