Rainbow pencil roll tutorial

Pencil case with 24 pockets for 24 colour pencils. Use each pocket for a different colour and find the right colour quickly!

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Materials

24 strips of fabric measuring 1 1/12 x 11 inches

24′ x 7′ for the pocket, folded in half

24′ x 11′ for the back

24′ x 11′ one sided fusible interface or flannel

Stitch strips together and iron resulting rectangle with seams open.

Fuse to the fusible interface.

Fold pocket fabric in half and stitch the top at 1/4′ from the top.

Elastic band

Button

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Place backing and stripped and pocket side facing together.

Place elastic band on one side with hoop facing inside.

Pin and stitch leaving a 1/4 seam allowance and leaving an opening in one side of about 8-10 cms.

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Turn inside out and iron flat. Top stitch around the rectangle  very close to the edge.

Make pockets for each pencil following the strips and stitching up and down in a continuous fashion.

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Sew a button on the back, close to the elastic band.

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This tutorial is based on ideas and instructions collected from these sites:

Tutorial in French: Housse à crayons

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8 thoughts on “Rainbow pencil roll tutorial

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  2. I think finding the right pencil colour in my daughter’s pencil case was the most difficult thing in the project! Thanks for the link.

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