What does a little girl need when she starts school? A pencil case! Plus if she's anything like my daughter - she needs a little treasure purse (or coin purse) to keep all those little things she takes for News/Show and Tell safe. Or what about a pouch to keep tissues in for those sniffles she is bound to catch!
This Cut & Sew Fat Quarter kit has fabric for a fully lined Pencil Case, and a fully lined Coin/Treasure Purse - both with zip end covers. On the larger fat quarters from 54 inch and wider fabrics - you also get fabric to make a custom sized Tissue Pouch/Holder. Custom - because I tell you how to calculate the correct dimensions for your pocket pack of tissues. When the tissues are all gone - a little daisy peeks out from inside the holder!
You will need two zips, and coordinating thread to complete the case and purse. If you select a lighter weight fabric - I would also recommend fusible interfacing for the outer fabrics of both. Not necessary if you use the linen-cotton (which is what I have used, and recommend). For the Tissue Pouch - all you need is thread.
Full instructions, complete with photos, for completing the project are on my blog - shelleymade.com
The custom sized tissue pouch instructions are here
Also available in a boy version here, where you can also see completed project photos.
© Shelley Aakjaer 2012