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A pretty lined pencil case. ^^
Not much sewing (because I'm not that good!) Inspired by the pretty material!

Posted by Martha from Wantage, England, United Kingdom • Published See Martha's 19 projects »
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  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Pretty Pencil Case - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a rectangle of material.
    Width must be 2 or 3 cm longer then a pencil
    A quarter of the length will be the height of your pencil case.
    Use any material but ones that fray less are a little easier to handle.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Pretty Pencil Case - Step 2
    Step 2

    Fold the two ends in so they meet in the middle and sew along the two vertical edges. Don't sew the edges that meet in the middle!!

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Pretty Pencil Case - Step 3
    Step 3

    Now turn the bigger looking pocket inside out. You will now have one pocket facing you and one not.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Pretty Pencil Case - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fold in half.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Pretty Pencil Case - Step 5
    Step 5

    Position so the pocket you turned inside out is on the bottom and the open edges of the pockets are on the top.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Pretty Pencil Case - Step 6
    Step 6

    Put the pocket on the top inside the pocket on the bottom.

  • Step 7

    Now fold over the unsewn edge and hem.

  • How to make a pouch, purse or wallet. Pretty Pencil Case - Step 8
    Step 8

    You can sew on velcro, buttons or popper. I used Velcro.
    ANd Finally add decorations such as felted flowers, buttons and beads.

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Emily
Emily · Springfield, Missouri, US · 8 projects
nice!

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