Colored Pencil Holder

Materials

  • Fabrics: designer print (Michael Miller); white
  • Pink stitched ribbon (Offray)

Tools

  • Rubber Stamps (Cornish Heritage Farms): Making the Grade; Quirky Alphabet
  • Ink Pads (Palette Metallics): Satin Sage; Crimson Polish; Plum Pearl; Radiant Rose; Violet Varnish; Lustrous Lilac
  • Sewing machine and matching threads
  • Iron and pressing board

Directions

STEP 1

  • Cut: 13”x21” rectangle and 5-1/2”x21” strip from white fabric; 13”x21” rectangle and 2”x21” strip from designer fabric.

STEP 2

  • Fold and press 2”-wide strip in half lengthwise, pressing raw edges under. Tuck 5-1/2”x21” white strip into fold and sew.

STEP 3

  • Use assorted inks to stamp colored pencils on white panel. Heat set with iron.

STEP 4

  • With wrong sides facing, sew stamped panel to front of 13”x21” white panel.

STEP 5

  • Sew pocket lines between stamped pencils.

STEP 6

  • Stamp “Color My World” as shown. Heat set with iron.

STEP 7

  • With right sides together, sew front and back panels together, leaving an opening for turning and catching ribbon ties in stitching.

STEP 8

  • Turn right side out through opening. Hand sew opening closed. Press and fill pockets with colored pencils.
by Sherrie Siemens
Colored Pencil Holder
Colored Pencil Holder Inside View
Inside View