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Pencil and Crayon Cases

Pencil Case for Your Binder – Tutorial
This tutorial shows you how to make a zippered pencil case that fits in a three-ring binder.

Pencil Case Tutorial
This tutorial shows you how to make a zippered pencil case from vinyl.

Pencil Case Tutorial
Learn how to make a rectangular box shaped pencil case.

Pencil and Drawing Pad Holder
This is a great way to keep paper and pencils handy for your budding artists. This is one for my to-do list!

Patchwork Notebook Cover Tutorial
When everyone has the same composition notebook, they can become easily mixed up. These covers would solve that problem!

Keep your crayons organized with one of these roll up crayon holders.

Fold-up Crayon Pouch Tutorial

Crayon Roll Holder

Locker Organizers

Denim Organizer
This locker organizer uses recycled denim and has great embellishment potential.

Stars and Stripes Locker Pocket
Make this hanging organizer to keep locker items neat and organized.

Bags and Totes

Here are a few bag patterns that seemed well suited specifically for students. For a more extensive listing of bag patterns, click on the *Free Patterns* link on the left side of the screen.

Lined Drawstring Bag
This easy bag also has a backpack variation

Back to School Robot Messenger Bag
Danger, Will Robinson, Danger! Sorry, couldn’t resist. The bag pattern is a basic messenger style if you don’t want to use robot fabric.

Snail Backpack
This link opens a .pdf file to a pattern for a very cute snail shaped backpack.

Gray and Orange Pocket Bag
This pattern is for a messenger style bag from Better Homes and Gardens.

Click the links below for additional school related items to sew:

Lunch Accessories
Laptop and Cell Phone Bags

Recommended Reading:
Sew What! Bags: 18 Pattern-Free Projects You Can Customize to Fit Your Needs
For more bag patterns, check out this book!

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