Saturday, 6 August 2016

Back to School Pouch!

Here in N.Ireland we have really loooooooong school summer holidays.  They start off slowly at the end of June, but seem to really speed up in August as we hurtle towards September!

We are already in the throws of school uniform buying in the Hollies' household!

So my 'Back to School' Pencil case in this month's issue of Quilt Now is quite timely!

Back to School Pouch (Quilt Now)

I love these colours on the Essex Yarn Dyed Linen (denim). 

And on the other side ......

Back to School Pouch (Quilt Now)

If you want to banish your fear of zippers, this is a lovely project to get in some practise. The pattern will talk you through how to insert the zipper, and how to make covered zip ends to get a lovely finish to your pouch.

ABC Pouch for Quilt Now (Aug16)

This is a really roomy pouch, so no excuses for forgetting school supplies!!

And if you'd like to get some of this quality linen/cotton mix, you can find it here in my shop.

Happy sewing!

Jude xo


  1. Wow, you have long holidays. My school had 5 1/2 weeks only and they are flying by. This is a really sweet project for going back to the classroom. x

  2. Hi Judith! This is a great start for the school season ... and also for anyone even not at school! x Teje

  3. Fab pencil case! It's crazy that you count as mainland in some respects (ie postage) but you get twice as long summer hols as we get!

  4. Hi! I have new blog. Here - Can you look?


Thank you for taking the time to leave me a comment. I really appreciate it & I will always reply. (If you don't get a reply from me it is because you are a 'no reply comment' blogger. You might want to change your blog settings to make sure folks can reply to your comments more easily.) Jxo