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6 Free Sewing Projects to Make for Going Back to School

When it's time for the kids to go back to school, they're going to need new supplies and clothing. Check out neat sewing patterns in this FREE eBook!

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Art Without The Mess Smock

Art Without The Mess Smock File Whether you are a teacher or just a mom to a very messy toddler, this insanely easy free smock pattern is going to be your new best friend. By tracing an old shirt of your childs this tutorial shows you how to make an Art Without the Mess Smock that will fit your kiddo perfectly. Gone are the days of scrubbing paint from tees! This project is here to save the day and make laundry day a lot easier.


Darling Drawstring Backpack

Darling Drawstring Backpack Whether you're looking at a full course load or you know someone who is, this Darling Drawstring Backpack is a sewing bag tutorial you'll want to check out. Take a few minutes to browse through instructions on how to make a backpack. You'll undoubtedly use tips from this tutorial in future projects. Work with nylon strapping, loops, and lining to make a backpack that is totally unique and absolutely adorable. Get in the groove of school or life with this beautiful backpack pattern.


DIY Pouch for Calculator

DIY Pouch for Calculator These days it seems as if math class grows more and more complicated for even the littlest of students. If you need to send your elementary student to school with a calculator, this DIY Pouch for Calculator will be your new best friend. Calculators are not cheap and little kids are not careful. This craft will be sure to keep that expensive school supply safe. You could even create this little calculator pouch and a DIY pencil case to match.


First Day of First Grade DIY Backpack

First Day of First Grade DIY Backpack Send your child to their first day of school this year in style with this First Day of First Grade DIY Backpack. This easy sewing project will help you craft a backpack that is cuter, sturdier, and more fun than a store-bought backpack. Use a pattern displaying your kiddos favorite super hero or princess and they will love it all year. This DIY backpack pattern would be an amazing craft to create before a big trip as well.


Giant Pencil Case

Giant Pencil Case When you take a look at these sewing instructions, you'll realize that this Giant Pencil Case doesn't lie. It really is giant. For a cool pencil case that your kids will love to tote around school, this project cannot fail. In addition to looking great as a final product, this DIY pencil case takes only a couple of hours to put together. Pencil case patterns like this one are definitely worth holding onto, because when you make one for one kid, another will be begging for their own giant pencil.


Nifty Knotted Pencil Case

Nifty Knotted Pencil Case Whether you're a kid in 4th grade or a seamstress who has a cluttered sewing desk, no one is too old for a pencil case. Learn how to sew a pencil case using this Nifty Knotted Pencil Case pattern. This pencil case DIY pattern not only delivers a useful product, it also lets you learn how make a pouch with a lining and zipper. There's no point in spending money on a generic pencil case at the store when you can easily invest time making some that are beautiful and customized to your tastes.


Teeny Trapper Keeper

Teeny Trapper Keeper Send your kid to school with all the necessary supplies with this Teeny Trapper Keeper free sewing pattern. Whether your child is starting a new school or just loves to keep his or her art supplies on hand, this unexpected idea would make a great homemade gift idea. Plus, it is small enough to make a creative stocking stuffer. Your child is sure to absolutely adore this free sewing pattern especially if you pack it with a brand new notebook and some crayons!


Tooth Fairy Collection Pillow

Tooth Fairy Collection Pillow Losing that first tooth is the first sign of growing up. Be ready for the moment with the Tooth Fairy Collection Pillow! This adorable craft is so easy and simple, but your kid will have so much fun making it (and even more fun earning a dollar after every tooth). This is an easy craft for kids to make, perfect for young children. The small pillow has two pockets, one for the tooth and one for the tooth fairy's prize! And as an added bonus, kids can keep the project on their bedside table, so you don't risk waking them up reaching under their pillow.


Travel Tote Kids' Game

Travel Tote Kids Game If you and your family are headed out on a road trip or a long plane ride, you absolutely cannot do without this project. This adorable little Travel Tote Kids' Game allows you to create a version of Connect-Four to bring with you everywhere. Since this is made from felt and buttons, you can probably make this without making a trip to the craft store. This technique could be used to create a take-along tic-tac-toe game, too!


Turn Paper Art into a Fabric Quilt

Turn Paper Art into a Fabric Quilt Paper crafts never last as long as our memories do, and watching old art projects rip and fade over the decades is a hard reminder of passing time. Turn paper art into a fabric quilt with this easy tutorial that will preserve your child's Thanksgiving turkey craft long after the shelf life of the original project has ended. This is the perfect project for a long day inside with energetic children. They can do fun construction paper crafts while you practice your technique with this easy sewing project! This is the perfect way to make memories and preserve their souvenirs long after all the kids have left the nest.


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