Gifts for a Bookworm
On the Go
Sew this attractive laptop bag for a friend, then reward yourself by making one to keep.Get the free pattern here.
For a quick gift, cover a standard spiral notebook with fabric.Get the free pattern here.
Fun Lunch Bag
Repurpose an old pair of jeans into a hip lunch box!Get the free pattern here.
Easy Pencil Case
Denim fabric and a zipper form an easy-to-sew pencil case. It's a hip way to store school supplies or a smart carryall for loose sewing supplies.Get the free pattern here.
This bag has great details-an exterior pocket, drawstring closure, and adjustable straps-that add style and function.Get the free pattern here.
Round the Clock
Don't let time slip by without whipping up a clock sampler. Each number outline is embellished with a different motif, and a plastic embroidery hoop adds to the colorful display. Get the free pattern here.
Say goodbye to high-priced journals. Create a reusable slipcover to fit a standard notebook. Your friends will be asking where they can get one!Get the free pattern here.
Sew a fun backpack that's both functional and stylish!Get the free pattern here.
Strips and Stacks Quilt
Gather a stack of fat quarters. Piece quilt blocks and sashing to mimic books on shelves for your favorite bookworm.Get the free quilt pattern here.
Turn a small, spiral-bound notebook into a carry-along piece of art when you stitch up a new cover.Get the free pattern here.
Make a great back-to-school gift: Sew a handmade tote bag using fun fabrics and a bit of rope. Stitch a bunch of these small backpacks to complement a special outfit or to celebrate school colors.Get the free pattern here.