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This practical and convenient case can hold Mom's craft supplies, no matter what her hobby. The see-through zip lock plastic pockets will allow her to organize and keep her tools and materials handy.
 
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Step 1: Materials and Tools Needed

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Materials:

thin fabric markers
Stabilized(paper backed) Fabric for drawing design 8" x 8"
fabric -- 1 yd. solid, 1 yd. novelty print
interfacing -- 1 yd. (sew-in or iron-on)
ribbon -- 1 yd., if desired
gathered lace 2 yd., if desired
Steam-a-Seam2 double sided iron-on adhesive 6" x 6"
sewing machine, thread, iron
light box or well-lit window for tracing
zip lock bags two 6" x 7"  and one 11" x 11"

Step 2: Cut out

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Cut out:

24"  x 14 " print fabric for outside (reserve rest to trace design from later)
24" x 24" solid fabric for lining and inner pockets
two 8" x 6"  pieces solid fabric for outside pocket
24 " x 14"  interfacing for print fabric interface
8" x 6"  interfacing for front pocket interface
24" x 5"  interfacing for inside pocket lining on solid
6" x 6"  piece Steam-a-Seam2 fusing medium
Ribbon: 15" piece for binding in zip lock bags, and four 6 1/2" pieces for two sets of ties, 4 piece for bow

Step 3: Interfacing and Inner Pocket

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Baste or iron interfacing to wrong sides of print fabric, outside pocket, and lower edge of solid lining fabric

Place lining, wrong side up (with interfacing showing on bottom). Fold interfacing up to enclose it, press, and run a seam along fold. Turn lining over, fold pocket up, and baste in place. Sew lines forming inside pockets as desired.



Step 4: Outside Pocket

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On outside solid pocket, baste lace to right side of interfaced pocket.

With right sides together, sew around pocket, trapping lace between sides, and leaving 2 opening to turn.

Turn and press.

Stitch to outside front.



Step 5: Attaching Lace to Borders

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Baste lace to interfaced print outside.

Pin right sides together, then sew lining to outside, just as you did for pocket.

Turn, press, and top stitch.



admin5 years ago
Hey, this is a great instructable and is very informative. Just one thing is missing... pictures! It really helps a lot when trying to follow directions so you should consider taking some photographs. Once you do that and leave me a message when you have so that we can publish your work. Thanks! Thanks for the cool instructable and we hope to publish this soon!
ebosloor1 year ago
A lady friend was also doing this craft storage case. It is a good gift, too, for friends who like handicrafts. What is not surprising, too, is that it is cheap to make. My friend makes about 1 per week, but if she is not busy, she could make 2-3 storage cases. She even plans to sell these on eBay.
msgulliver5 years ago
Very attractive and useful. Thanks for the instructions.
aemcc (author)  msgulliver5 years ago
I am glad you liked it!
ChrysN5 years ago
That is really nicely done and I love your choice of fabric. I could use one of those myself, my craft supplies are scattered all over the place!
aemcc (author) 5 years ago
Hi. Thanks for the update. I thought the pictures went through when I first submitted it. Obviously they didn't. . . I tried again to submit the pictures with it. Please let me know if there is anything else I have to do.