If you’re anything like me, you cringe when you hear the words “back to school.” It can only mean one thing—summer is coming to an end! As sad as it may be, it does create an opportunity for a cool DIY project or two as we ready our kids for school. Here are five fun & easy DIY bags and cases to get you ready for the fall.
DIY Quilted Computer Sleeve
visit the purl bee for the pattern & tutorial
Here’s a perfect project for the older kids with laptops (or for mom, for that matter!). A perfect disguise for toning down the tech!
Back-To-School Lunch Bag
visit the purl bee for the tutorial
Ditch the paper bags for a re-usable, washable, and totally awesome fabric lunch bag! Another gem from The Purl Bee that will bring smiles when you send your little one off to school every morning.
Felt Pencil Case
visit martha stewart for the tutorial
Keep all your child’s school supplies together in this stylish & easy to make felt pencil case. A perfect use for felt scraps and stray buttons lying around your craft studio!
visit kollabora for the tutorial
Your little gal will be the envy of her class with this stylish backpack. The pattern is easy to customize with your own choice of fabric, buttons, and straps.
DIY Chevron Army Backpack
visit elemental carbon for the tutorial
We had to include a project for the boys! They won’t be hiding this ruggedly cool pack in the back of their closet.