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50 Fun Back to School Sewing Projects

These school sewing projects include backpacks, supply cases, lunch bags, decor, and even back to school clothing!

By: Sari Lesk, Editor, AllFreeSewing.com
Updated June 30, 2022
50 Fun Back to School Sewing Projects

Check out 50 Fun Back to School Sewing Projects to learn how to sew all of the items your kids will need for school.

Getting ready to head back to school can exhaust a family before classes even begin. Students require a lot of materials and they can come at a hefty price.

Your kids need a lunch bag, a slew of writing utensils, folders, notebooks, and a book bag to carry it all. Let's not forget about organizers, cases, and covers for all of these supplies.

Prepare your kids to head back to school without putting a dent in your bank account by sewing some of the necessities.

When it comes to things to sew for school, there are a lot of easy projects that you can DIY instead of buy.

It's a fun and creative way to get your child or grandchild excited about heading back to school.

This collection also focuses on ideas for all ages. Find school sewing for pre-k and elementary students, sewing projects for middle school students, and patterns for high-schoolers and college kids, too.

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Backpack and Book Bag Sewing Patterns Free

Learn how to make a book bag that can be customized for any student! DIY backpacks and book bags are a must-have for someone in school (or work). It holds everything while keeping hands and arms free.

A new school year means a new load of books to lug around. Check out these free bag patterns to send your kids back to school with bags they'll love. It can seem intimidating, but once you learn how to sew a backpack for beginners, you can move on to harder patterns.

Free School Supply and Pencil Case Patterns

With all the pens, pencils, and highlighters your kids will need, a pencil case is a must. These sewing tutorials will show you how to make DIY pencil cases, book covers, and more. Learn how to make a pencil case and your child's writing utensils won't be loose in their bag or desk. Plus, you can make a super cute DIY supply case that they'll love using.

Supply cases not only help keep everything safe and in one place but cases help keep them protected from damage. Same with these creative DIY fabric book covers and tech case sewing patterns in the list below. Find every case and protective cover you need for school right here.

DIY Organizers for School Sewing Patterns Free

Get organized, even at school or in your class corner at home! Your kids have a lot of supplies to keep track of. Help your kids keep all their books and papers straight with any of these DIY organizers.

The beauty of these organizers is that each of these is ideal for school supplies and school-related items. They can go in drawers, hang on walls, or even be placed inside lockers. No matter where your student needs to be organized, these babies can help.

Free Snack and Lunch Bag Sewing Patterns

Lunch bags can be so personal, can't they? Make sure you customize your own (or the perfect DIY lunch bag for your child) with these lunch bag patterns and snack bag projects. It's going to make lunchtime even more fun for your kiddos when they have a holder that's all their own in their favorite fabric.

Rather than waste money on paper bags that your kids will throw out after lunch, learn how to make a lunch bag your child can use over and over again. You can make them large or small, add pockets, and include closures that your child wants, plus make other modifications to make eating away from home easier.

Back to School Clothing Sewing Patterns

Send your kids back to school in style by sewing your own clothes. These thrifty sewing projects are sure to please the teacher on the first day of class. This select list of DIY clothing is comfy, stylish, and ideal for any school day. You'll find unisex patterns, clothing for girls, and clothing for boys to sew yourself.

Save money without sacrificing style when it comes to your children's clothing. Since they grow out of everything so quickly, this will be a huge improvement. You can also adjust certain items as they grow or adjust them for hand-me-downs.

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