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Want to make a pencil case yourself? No problem ! Contrary to what you might imagine, it’s very easy to do, at least when you know it. We explain in this article how to make a DIY unicorn pencil case. We will talk about 2 shapes: rectangular and circular.
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How to make a rectangular unicorn pencil case?
To make a unicorn pencil case, you must first prepare the necessary elements. What do we need ?
Now that you have prepared the necessary, let’s answer step by step to the question: how to make a unicorn pencil case?
1. Cut your fabric according to the desired dimensions of the kit
To add a cute design to your unicorn pencil case, you can use pieces of different colors. Pink and brown for example. Also, if your unicorn’s designs haven’t been cut yet, now is the time to do it.
During this exercise, take enough time to cut carefully so that it looks as natural as possible.
2. make folds at the edges
Folds are made around the edges of your piece to make them stronger. You can make folds ranging from 0.5 to 1 cm on average. To make it hold, you can use strong glue or sew a seam with thread as you wish.
Also, be careful to fold the piece straight. At the end, you need to get a new rectangle that is more solid at the edges.
3.place the closure
The next step for make a unicorn pencil case DIY is to place and glue the closure. To do this, place your rectangular piece (the face containing the folds on top). You should then place the closure in the middle of your coupon. The closure must be straight.
As we announced above, it is advisable to have a closure longer than the part. This way you can then cut off the excess parts and keep only what is needed. Then, you have to fold the 2 parts of the fabric (part with the folds) on the closure and glue them.
Be careful not to stick on the zipper, in order to avoid difficulty to open or close later.
4.glue or sew the sides
At this level, surely you must already have almost a pencil case, but with open edges. All you have to do is close them with a colle or to thread and needle.
5.finish with the decoration
The last step in making your unicorn pencil case is simply to decorate it. For that, you need the decorations indicated above (ears, eyes, nostrils…). You can cut these decorations from certain fabrics.
If you have no inspiration, it is possible to download the designs from the Internet and print them out. Then cut the printed papers so that you only have the drawings. Then, put these drawings on the fabric and make a kind of layer on the sides and finalize the decoration of your kit.
That’s it ! Now you know how to make a DIY unicorn pencil case. You just have to follow the steps and you’re done. Good luck !
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How to make a circular unicorn pencil case?
Do you have a penchant for pretty little round pencil cases? No problem ! We present you simple tips to make your own.
As material to use, you will need:
- 1 roll of paper towel (empty, paperless);
- Fabric or imitation leather ;
1.open and strengthen the roll
The first step is to open the paper towel roll by cutting it lengthwise. To make it straight, you can first draw a straight line on the roller with pencil.
Then reinforce this roll with foam paper, felt or light cardboard. To do this, just stick it on the roller and remove the excess parts.
2.adjust the zipper and close the edges
Use the glue and the zipper to glue the roll so that it is as it was at the beginning. Then close the edges using fabric and glue.
3. make your unicorn decoration
All that’s left for you to do is some unicorn decoration of your choice and you get your pencil case.
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