Made with 60 scrap fabric pieces measuring 3.5′ x 6.5′ each and some plain white quilting fabric in 3′ strips. The border is 4 inches wide.
Back of quilt
The quilt is stipple quilted and the border is also made out of fabric scraps matching the top.
Pencil case with 24 pockets for 24 colour pencils. Use each pocket for a different colour and find the right colour quickly!
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.
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.
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.
Sew a button on the back, close to the elastic band.
This tutorial is based on ideas and instructions collected from these sites:
Tutorial in French: Housse à crayons
Adapted from Oh Fransson Quilt-Along. My quilt is square with 5 x 5 rows of blocks rather than 5 x 6 rows.
Finished with stipple quilting.
With matching cushions
I used Heather Bailey Freshcut range of fabrics.
Stipple quilting I.
Stipple quilting II.
|Reverse with matching buttons