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20+ back to school sewing projects

back to school sewing tutorials

As summer wanes, back to school excitement hits the air! I remember always loving picking out new folders, clothes, etc. but now it is fun to think about sewing some of those things instead. I rounded up my favorite back to school sewing projects in this round-up, let me know if you’ve tried any of these!

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20+ back to school sewing projects

20+ back to school sewing projects

easy drawstring bag sewing tutorial

Keep things organized in their backpack and fruit clean by using these cute bags! See how to sew drawstring bags in minutes with my simple tutorial here at Swoodson Says.

Keep markers and pencils nice & neat with this simple pencil case pattern from Applegreen Cottage.

Skip the plastic baggies and sew a sandwich wrap with this tutorial from Sisters What!

free tote bag sewing tutorial

Sew up simple totes in big kid or little kid size, with my free, easy tote bag pattern to sew!

Keep laptops safe with this tech device sleeve tutorial from Life Sew Savory!

diy teacher gift idea hand embroidered

This is hand sewing only- see how to hand embroider on a diy pencil pouch!

Keep their lunch cool with this insulated lunch box tutorial from Thread Riding Hood for Sew Mama Sew!

fabric scrap tutorial idea

Encourage them to read by sewing a scrappy fabric bookmark with this easy tutorial here at Swoodson Says!

Sew up the cutest arts & crafts tote with this tutorial over at Sew Mama Sew, my kids would love this!

I have heard from several readers that they sewed a pocket kitty to send with their kiddo to school, helping them feel connected throughout the day! Check out more options in another roundup: the cutest felt animals patterns to sew!

Phat Quarters has a PUL bag tutorial that is for period supplies – or great for gym clothes/swimsuits!

Keep headphone organized with this adorable monster face earbud pouch tutorial from Orange Bettie.

Stitch something for your teen or tween with this cute notebook diy here at Swoodson Says.

Skip store bought bags and sew a messenger bag for your kiddo instead, with this sewing tutorial at Crazy Little Projects.

Keep lunch money organized with this adorable little backpack coin purse tutorial from Sew Simple Home.

women's leggings into scrunchie

Keep hair out of their face and see how to sew a scrunchie! I upcycled mine but you can use any type of fabric.

Keep binders organized with this cute 3 ring binder pencil pouch sewing tutorial over at Sew Can She!

Sew a cute mousepad with this tutorial at Heather Handmade.

Win parent of the year by sewing pretty chair back pockets for the whole classroom! Caroline from Sew Can She has an easy tutorial here.

A pretty, leather bottom tote bag sewing tutorial will keep books organized, over at Vicky Myers Creations.

I’m sneaking one more in that isn’t free – my Little Collector Backpack pattern! This is designed specifically for toddler/preschooler hands to manipulate – check it out here.

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Wednesday 24th of July 2019

What a lovely selection of ideas, such a variety of ideas which is nice too, thanks.

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