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21 DIY Backpacks and Pencil Cases

Get ready to send the kids back to school by sewing a backpack that is literally made for your child. Start out with a basic drawstring backpack if you are new to sewing. Add a little creature or animal to the backpack to make it stand out from the rest. Let your child choose the colors and patterns to make it completely unique. From quirky options to stylish cases, these 21 DIY Backpacks and Pencil Cases are sure to be a hit when it comes to back-to-school style.

Check them out…

 

CHEVRON BACKPACK

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Image Source: Trash to couture

Sew a drawstring backpack with a front pocket.
Check it out at Trash to Couture.

BUSTLE BACKPACK

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Image Source: Me Sew Crazy

A little girl’s dream backpack.
Find out more at Me Sew Crazy.

FISH BACKPACK

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Image Source: Tried and True

Scales are a beautiful pattern, and this backpack makes them cute.
Check it out at Tried and True.

POLKA DOT BACKPACK

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Image Source: Armelleblog

Turn a simple backpack into a trendy polka dot one.
Find out more at www.armelleblog.com and Hello Bee.

DOG BACKPACK

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Image Source: Melly Sews

Give your child’s backpack some character.
Find out more at Melly Sews.

 

DRAWSTRING BACKPACK

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Image Source: Pretty Prudent

Make a simple drawstring backpack.
Spotted at Pretty Prudent.

TOTE BACKPACK

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Image Source: Sincerely Kinsey

Turn a basic tote into a backpack.
Find out more at Sincerely Kinsey.

POCKET BACKPACK

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Image Source: Infarrantly Creative

Sew a backpack with a little ruffle and a side pocket.
Find out more at Infarrantly Creative.

 

DECORATE DIY

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Image Source: Skip to my lou

Give your backpack a total makeover with this fun tutorial.

Find out more at Skip to My Lou.

PETAL BACKPACK

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Image Source: Happy Together by jess

A pretty petal backpack to start the year.
Find out more at U Create.

KNOTTED ZIPPER

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Image Source: See Kate Sew

Sew up the sweetest pencil cases for your little one.

Find out more at See Kate Sew.

SIMPLE PENCIL CASE

 

A simple pencil case looks great in a cute fabric.
Find out more at A Spoonful of Sugar.

EXTRA WIDE

Image Source: Noodlehead

Sew a larger case to hold pencils and supplies.

Find out more at Noodlehead.

FRINGE CASE

Image Source: Bekuh Browning

DIY a pencil case with some fringe to be extra fancy.
Find out more at Shop Ruche.

OILCLOTH CASE

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Image Source: Liz Stanley | Say Yes blog

A pencil case made from oilcloth is a colorful and durable case.
Find out more at Momtastic.

MONOGRAM BACKPACK

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Image Source: That’s my letter

Make this adorable monogram backpack for a personalized back to school look.
Find out more at That’s My Letter.

CIRCLE BACKPACK

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Image Source: Me Sew Crazy

Change up a typical backpack with a circular one.
Find out more at Me Sew Crazy.

CIRCLE CASE

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Image Source: Sew Mama Sew

Pair a circle pencil case with the circle backpack.
Find out more at Sew Mama Sew.

DOMO-KUN BACKPACK

 

Have some fun with a Domo backpack.
Find out more at Instructables.

TOILET PAPER CASE

DIY Pencil case from toilet roll and felt | onelmon
Image Source: Onelmon

Reuse a toilet paper roll to make a substantial pencil case.
Find out more at Onelmon.

NEON BACKPACK

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Image Source: Hart and Sew

Sew a backpack with a pop of pattern for a big impact.
Find out more at Hart and Sew.

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