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Ayah Boxy Pencil Case (2 sizes)

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Sew your own boxy pencil cases in 2 sizes with this PDF sewing pattern, sewing tutorial.


Sew your own boxy pencil cases in 2 sizes with this PDF sewing pattern, sewing tutorial.


  • Two sizes.
  • Boxy shape.
  • Fully lined with no raw edges.
  • A zipper closure.

Sizing info (Height by Width by Length):
– Small = 2.3″ (6 cm) by 2.1″ (5.5 cm) by 5.9″ (21 cm).
– Large = 3.5″ (9 cm) by 3.3″ (8.5 cm) by 10.2″ (26 cm).

Skill level:
Beginner – Confident beginner. Basic sewing techniques and sewing machine knowledge would be helpful but I will help you along the way with clear instructions and photographs.

Materials needed (see the pattern for full details):

  • Exterior fabric. Recommended – Cotton, Cotton-Canvas, Waxed Canvas, Oil Cloth, Quilting Cotton, Upholstery/Curtain Fabric,
  • Lining fabric. Recommended – Quilting Cotton, 2oz-4oz PU Coated Nylon Waterproof Fabric,
  • Fusible interfacing. Recommended – Non-Woven = Vliseline H250 or Pellon 809. Woven = Pellon SF101, Vliseline G700.
  • One #5 zipper. For a beginner sewer, the designer recommends nylon zips as they are easier to work with. She uses using silver/gold tone nylon zips which are easier and cheaper but give the illusion of metal zips,
  • Bias binding,
  • Leather zip pull (optional),
  • Basic sewing supplies,
  • A sewing machine.

• Easy to follow step-by-step instructions with lots of color photos to guide you along the way.
• Full-size, computer drawn patterns with seam allowances included.
• Includes both US letter size and A4 paper size.
• Dimensions in both Imperial and Metric.
• A detailed breakdown of the materials you need to create this project.
• Instructions are written in English.

Please note this is a digital download PDF file, not a paper sewing pattern. Please download immediately after check out.

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