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Color Book Art Storage (3 sizes) sewing pattern

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Color Book Art Storage (3 sizes) sewing pattern

This is perhaps the greatest art, pencil, pen, and marker storage that you can sew. It’s an artist’s dream and the ultimate in craft storage. Sew this for yourself, for a child or for a friend who loves arts and crafts.

These cases are perfect for the colorist, art lover, or anyone that loves cases and books. It’s not often a sewing pattern comes along that makes you say “Oh, wow!” but this one certainly has that wow factor and is the sort of sewing project you can really get your teeth into and be super proud of.

Color Book Art Storage (3 sizes) sewing pattern

There are three sizes of Color Book in the same sewing pattern. The small will hold 48 colored pencils, the medium 72 colored pencils and the large is for the serious collector with 120 colored pencils. The designer has also included a BONUS book that will hold those thick Pro-markers that everyone loves.

Every colorist/artist will love these books. You can personalize them to meet your creative needs!

Color Book Art Storage (3 sizes) sewing pattern

Skill level:
The designer has rated her project as suitable for an intermediate sewer.

Sizing info:
When you have finished making yourself a Color Book it will measure approximately:-

  • Small – Closed = 10″ wide by 8 1/2″ high by 1″ deep. Opened = 25″ wide by 8 1/2″ high.
  • Medium – Closed = 10″ wide by 8 1/2″ high by 1 1/2″ deep. Opened = 38″ wide by 8 1/2″ high.
  • Large – Closed = 10″ wide by 8 1/2″ high by 2 1/2″ deep. Opened = 38″ wide by 8 1/2″ high.
  • Bonus – Closed = 10″ wide by 8 1/2″ high by 1 1/2″ deep. Opened = 25″ wide by 8 1/2″ high.

It’s not so hard to sew!

Think this project looks difficult to sew? You’d be surprised! Check out this sewalong video created by Seams Legit where she sews the Color Book in the small size.

What you will need to make a Color Book Art Storage:-

  • 1/4 of a yard of exterior fabric, like Cotton, Faux Leather, Cordura. Thick upholstery fabrics are not recommended,
  • 1/4 of a yard of lining fabric, like Cotton, Laminated Cotton, Cordura, Vinyl,
  • 1/4 of a yard of accent fabric for the binding,
  • 1/4 yard of medium weight, non-woven, fusible interfacing H250 or 808 Craft Fuse,
  • 2 1/2″ by 19 3/4″ (Small), 2 1/2″ by 30 1/2″ (Medium), 2 1/2″ by 31 1/2″ (Large) of medium gauge clear vinyl,
  • 19 – 21″ (Small), 31 – 34″ (Medium), 51 – 61″ (Large) of 3/4″ – 1″ elastic,
  • 25 – 30″ of 3/4 – 1″ webbing,
  • Two 3/4″ – 1″ D-Ring /Rectangle Ring,
  • 8″ of 3/4″ wide Velcro, for the large size only,
  • 2 mm greyboard, stiff cardboard, or two comic book boards glued together,
  • Double Stick Tape, Steam-A-Seam 2 (1/4″ fusible tape), Fabri-Tac, Aleene’s Fabric Fusion Glue, or Quilters Tape,
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.
Color Book Art Storage (3 sizes) sewing pattern

This is a PDF pattern, consisting of 41 pages of step by step instructions with color photos and 11 pages of full-size pattern pieces. Cutting from measurements (when possible) is also included. If you want to download the pattern then click on the light blue button below.

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