Back to School Projects

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Today’s projects may not be new, but they’re perfect for the back-to-school season. We love having a chance to feature our talented designers!

studiocaddy

Studio Caddy
This cute tool caddy can be used to hold pencils, scissors and sewing tools. Make several to use in your office, in your child’s room, or even in your sewing studio. Designed by Linda Zokan of Thistledown & Company.

Materials Needed
— 1 Fat Quarter Cotton Print Fabric
— 6″ x 12″ Rectangle Felted Wool of Craft Felt
— 1/4 yard Pellon® 72F Peltex® II 2-sided fusible
— 1/4 yard Pellon® 725 Heavy-Duty Wonder-Under®
— Thread
— One 1/2″ or 5/8″ Button

Tools Needed
— Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
— Iron & Ironing Board
— Non-stick Pressing Sheet
— Small terry cloth hand towel
— Rotary Cutter & Related Tools

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here.

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charmingpatchworklunchtote

Charming Patchwork Lunch Tote
Insulated and lined with laminate covered fabric, this lunch bag is as fun as it is practical. The lunch bag measures 13-1/2” x 14-1/2” and has a zipper top to keep things secure. It easily holds a sandwich box, thermos or drink, and also has a little extra room. Designed by Jennie Pickett of Clover and Violet.

Materials Needed
— One Charm Pack
— 2 Fat Quarters (one for outside, one for lining)
— 1/2 yard Pellon® 975 Insul-Fleece™
— 1/2 yard Pellon® 987F Fusible Fleece
— 1 yard Pellon® 875 Lamifix®
— 3/8 yard Pellon® 931TD Fusible Midweight
— 14″ purse zipper
— 40 wt thread

Tools Needed
— Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
— 90/ 14 Machine Needle

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here.

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spiralnotebookcover

Spiral Notebook Cover
Create a unique spiral notebook cover with a lined & zippered pocket on the outside. Easy to follow steps for installing the zipper! Designed by Michelle Dorsey of Sew Michelle.

Materials Needed
— 1/2 yard Main Fabric
— 1/2 yard Coordinating Fabric
— 1/2 yard Pellon® 809 Décor-Bond®
— 14″ of longer coordinating zipper
— 1 pkg Peel-N-Apply™ Tape
— Matching Thread

Tools Needed
— Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
— Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies
— Scissors

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here.

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whatahoot

What a Hoot Journal Cover
This cute little journal cover measures 6” x 9”. It has inside pockets that will accommodate a standard notepad or drawing pad along with a couple of pens or pencils. The adorable owl on the front is fused in place with Pellon® Wonder-Under® and has wide zig-zag stitches that make the details pop. Pellon® Shape-Flex® gives the journal cover a smooth finish and the Pellon® Peltex® insert gives the product body and durability. Make up a dozen or so for a great gift for the budding artist or author in your life! Designed by Sue Marsh of Whistlepig Creek Productions.

Materials Needed
One Fat Quarter Outside Fabric
One Fat Quarter Lining Fabric
One 7″ x 8″ rectangle for Body & Button Loop
One 6″ square for Somach & Wings
One 3″ x 4″ rectangle for Outside Eyes
One 2″ x 4″ rectangle for Inside Eyes
One 2″ x 4″ retangle for Feet & Nose
One 2″ white solid square for Eyes
One 2″ black solid square for Eyes
1/2 yard Pellon® SF101 Shape-Flex®
1/4 yard Pellon® 70 Peltex®
1/2 yard Pellon® 805 Wonder-Under®
One Large Button
Thread

Tools Needed
Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here.

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ereadercase

Suede Solids E-Reader Case
A two-sided color block design adds subtle style to this zippered case. The Peltex® I and Fusible Fleece inside offer super protection. Designed by Lisa Ruble of Color My World.

Materials Needed
— 1 fat quarter each of three colors of suede fabric
— 1 fat quarter  of cotton fabric for lining
— One 10″ x 14″ rectangle Pellon® 987F Fusible Fleece
— One 10″ x 14″ rectangle Pellon® 71F Peltex® I Ultra-Firm Stabilizer
— Thread
— One 9″ zipper in coordinating color

Tools Needed
— Sewing Machine & Related Supplies
— Rotary Cutter & Related Supplies
— Clear Quilting Rulers
— Heavy-Duty Sewing Machine Needle

For a free downloadable pdf of this pattern, visit the project page here.

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We’ve got one more brand new project for you coming early next week! Stay tuned!

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