Shark Pencil Case Tutorial

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What’s that?  A Shark Pencil case you say?  Yes.  Yes it is.  Whether for boys or girls…..anyone who loves a shark will be thrilled to have one.  Today, let’s do that.

Back to school time! Around here we pick out new pencils, load up our pouches and fill up on supplies {I always pick up a few things for myself and my sewing cottage}.

This year…and since it’s shark week, and the fact that the oldest has always had a fascination with sharks, I went with a little bit different.

shark pencil pouch tutorial | patchwork posse | easy sewing projects and free quilt patterns

A shark pencil case.

Yes, something that could hold a bunch of pencils and look cool….and was for a boy too!

shark pencil pouch tutorial | patchwork posse | easy sewing projects and free quilt patterns

Materials List:

grey -or your choice of color- fabric scraps

lite interfacing

red fabric- lining

white zipper 7″

pinking shears

Shark Templates– Download    Get the password for the library including the free shark pattern!

shark pencil pouch tutorial | patchwork posse | easy sewing projects and free quilt patterns

Instructions for Shark Pencil Case~

1)  Sew together your scraps until they are large enough to be cut out with the template

2)  Pin template in place and cut out 2 body pieces- out of patchwork and out of interfacing

3)  Laying the patchwork body piece on top of the interfacing, quilt together.  (I quilted straight lines)– set aside these two pieces

sharkpencilpouch1

4)  Layer these in order– back fabric, interfacing, interfacing, top fabric, template for fin.

5)  Pin together the layers and cut out

sharkpencilpouch2

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