Create a One-Of-A-Kind Fabric Pencil Case

Fiber artist and quilt designer Sam Hunter, C&T author of Quilt Talk, explores how to create a cute, customizable fabric pencil case with a zipper. Sam will discuss directional fabric, zipper installation, stabilizers, and how to make custom-sized pouches for all your needs. Learn how to fuse inner and outer fabrics together with stabilizers for a crisp exterior that holds its shape. 

In this course, you will learn how to make the Pencil Case, sized 8″ x 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2 inches while using only eight seams! Follow Sam as she walks you through the 12 step-by-step lessons to create a pouch of your own, at your own pace. Explore the creative possibilities in the three pouch sizes included in the pattern, along with the simple formula to create a pouch of ANY size of your choosing. With the skills learned in this course, you will be able to create a unique pouch that you’ll love.

What you will learn

  • How to make sound decisions for fabric and material choices

  • Discover new sewing techniques for zippers and fusibles

  • Learn how to use stabilizers

  • Learn the formula to create a pouch of any size

  • Includes access to course videos, downloads, the Creative Spark private community, and discussion with your instructor. Your course content does not expire.


+ A digital copy of the Chunky Wee Zippy Pouches pattern, a $13 value.

Chunky Wee Zippy Pouches

Master the zipper with this DIY customizable pouch in three sizes.

Course Curriculum

  • Introduction

    1 Video 1 Text

  • Gathering your Materials

    3 Videos

  • Preparing Your Fabrics

    3 Videos

  • Sewing Your Pouch

    4 Videos

  • Wrapping it Up

    1 Video 1 Text