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Time:1h00
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So so
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Sewing

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Edinburgh, Scotland, GB
2007
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Back to art school with a pencil case roll up.

I've been seeing these everywhere, but they were quite pricey so I decided to make my own.

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Instructions

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut two rectangles of fabric, one for the front and one for the back.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut another rectangle that is as wide but shorter than the first two.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 3
    Step 3

    Pin the smaller rectangle to the bottom of the inside fabric and a strip of ribbon along the middle.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 4
    Step 4

    Place a pencil at the edge and pin the fabric and the ribbon around it.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 5
    Step 5

    Repeat this for as many pencils as you like.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 6
    Step 6

    Sew the lines in, removing the pins as you go.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew ribbons to the cover fabric for decoration.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 8
    Step 8

    Put the cover fabric on top of the inside fabric so that the wrong sides are facing out and pin around the sides and bottom edge.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 9
    Step 9

    Sew around the 3 sides.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fold inside out and then fold in the top two edges and sew along the top.

  • How to sew a roll-up pouch. Pencil Case Roll Up - Step 11
    Step 11

    Sew velcro dots to the edge and where the edge hits on the main body of the fabric when it is rolled up.

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Comments

Pixie .C
Pixie .C · 2 projects

what is the width and lenght of both squares
?????

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Teri
Teri · Albrechtičky, Moravian-Silesian Region, CZ · 34 projects

Thanks,it´s cool and very simple. =) Perfect present for my friend =)

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Creativelyinclined
Creativelyinclined · U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado, US · 3 projects

super cute and practical idea! thanks for sharing;)

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..>¡Åñ∂®îåñå "Pü∂∂îñg"!<.. · Medan, North Sumatra, ID

Wow... I'm going to try and make it soon! Do you think it'll be nice if we add pockets on the outside and fold it up instead of rolling it?
The original project is nice. Thumbs up. It's just my ideas...

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Ginger Ginger.
Ginger Ginger. · Australia, AU · 16 projects

this is awesome! i just made mine ( out of felt) and it holds the pencils real well , though aas i am not very quick and coodinated i sorta took like 2 hours

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brat b.
brat b.

how big should the rectangel be? i love the pencil case its sooo adorabel

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Gabrielle R.
Gabrielle R. · 9 projects

I love this! I think I'll make it for back to school, even though I just go to regular school- not art school.

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alix d.
alix d.

wow thats amazing i need a new pencil case for school!

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Janel F.
Janel F.

Great project, bet you can use it for crayons also...

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Hannah
Hannah · 2 projects

That is so smart! Great idea!

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