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This Instructable will show you how to sew a basic, one zip pencilcase. Depending on your sewing skills, patience and time, it may take a few hours to ...
I have chosen a 20cm (8") zip. According to the zip, the measurements of my pencilcase, would result in a 20cm x 15cm rectangle. Therefore, I've cut out ...
Decorate the cloth that will be visible on the outside. You can paint, bead, embroidery and/or sew on anything you like. For this pencilcase I have chosen to ...
One of the most difficult steps! Arrange the pieces of materials and use pins to hold them in place. Then do a basic stitch to attach the pieces. ...
This is one of the most difficult tasks! Sew one side of the zip. Sew the zip on opened. Keep this in mind: the foot of the sewing ...
Use pins if preferred and then by hand, sew the bottom edge together. Then, using the machine, sew twice.
You can chooses to use pins and/or do basic stitches or straight away sew the sides on the sewing machine. Turn the pencilcase inside out. If the inner ...
Use scissors to cut the excess material If you have acess to an overlocker, you can overlock the edges. If not, you can also sew around the sides ...
Turn the pencilcase inside out and admire your handiwork!
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