Pencil Case Production Yr 7 Textiles Cutting and marking out your fabric pieces: вЂў Cut one piece of material 50 cm x 40cm Ruling up your pattern pieces: вЂў Using tailors chalk, rule a line down the middle of your material. This will give you two sections 25cm x40cm. Ruling up your pattern pieces: вЂў On one piece rule another line 10cm from the edge. Show the teacher your marked sections before cutting. Ruling up your pattern pieces: AppliquГ© Design: вЂў Cut out a pattern of your chosen appliquГ© design on paper. It should be no larger than 12cm square. AppliquГ© Design: вЂў Place the pattern on to a piece of felt which has been stabilized with fusible backing paper. Pin it on then cut out the shape. AppliquГ© Design вЂў Peel off paper from felt then place felt Shape onto your middle sized piece of material (15cm x 40cm) taking care not to go too close to the edges. AppliquГ© Design вЂў Iron - taking care not to move the iron while it is on the shape. The shape will adhere to the material. AppliquГ© Design вЂў Satin stitch around the motif. (Stitch length 1/2, Stitch Width 3-4 Sewing your zip: вЂў Collect your zip and two tab pieces (4cm x 5cm) of material. Zig Zag edges of tabs. Hand stitch ends of zip together. Sewing your zip: вЂў With the zip closed, machine stitch tabs (stitch length 2.5, stitch width 0) to both ends of the zip right sides together. Open out. Sewing your zip: вЂў With right sides of zip facing right side of material, sew a 1cm seam. вЂў If zip end is too close to presser foot, leave needle in, lift presser foot up, undo zip, put foot down, resume sewing. Repeat for other side. Press. Sewing your zip: вЂў On outside, top stitch using zig-zag or a fancy stitch close to folded edges. Constructing the case: вЂў Open zip. Place front and back right sides together. Pin and tack. Then sew all the way around the outside twice with a 1.5cm seam allowance. Zig zag edges to neaten. Finishing your work: вЂў Trim corners and turn through. Press.