I've had this bargain scrap of soft leather for years and not know how or what to make.
After searching unprofessionally for a pen mid-meeting I've decided it's
obvious - a pencil case. So after some pinterest searching I felt
equipped to have a go.The main lessons seem to be that you can't use
pins or re-do stitching as you'll leave holes. As the pencil case is
only dealing with short runs of stitches this wasn't going to be a
I added some Liberty and vintage fabric and found a lovely chunky bronze and black zip. I decided to go for a box style case.
My wonderful Pfaff and its IDT system powered through the bulky seams.
I'm pretty pleased with the result.