DIY Zipper pencil case with a ribbon

Ugh, look at the mess!

But wait! Look at this mess after it has been zipped up! Amazing right? I was inspired by a friend's pencil case that I saw years ago. I thought it was quite cool and decided to give it a try myself. 

This project was quite easy. All that required was a 60 inch zipper, a 2 yard ribbon. I hand sew this pencil case together because my sewing machine doesn't have a zipper foot, so it took a bit longer. Otherwise, this project can be easily done under half an hour. I still need to sew a lining, but it's so cute, I couldn't wait to share.


  1. do you have instructions? or can you make some? My kids are begging for these but I don't want to spend $5 each when I so enjoy making things for them.


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