100+ Back To School

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It seems like summer just flew by, doesn’t it? It’s already time to start gearing up for Back to School, but don’t worry – we’ve got your inspiration covered with this roundup of over 100 DIY projects for back to school fun!

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

This list is pretty intense. It covers everything from pre-school to college dorms… Wow, that’s a bunch! So, before you need to head back to school, be sure to check out these projects and send a little handmade off to class with your little one. (no matter what their age!)

100+ Back to School Projects

 

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

Bags & Backpacks – Hold all their gear in comfort and style!

1. Back(pack) to school

2. Back to school backpack (pictured)

3. B is for backpack

4. Cardcaptor Sakura Egg Backpack (pictured)

5. Connor’s messenger bag

6. DIY Backpack

7. Domo-kun backpack

8. Liberty bags

9. Little Artist tote

10. Little hitchhiker backpack

11. Making a backpack

12. Messenger bag

13. Messenger bag from cargo pants

14. Monster backpack

15. Nerdy book clutch

16. Notebook bag (pictured)

17. Nothing but a hound dog backpack

18. Owl tag along toddler backpack photo worthy

19. Rectangular backpack

20. Retro rucksack

21. Satchel

22. Smart like a fox bag

23. Toddler messenger bag

24. Tribal print backpack

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

Lunch Time – Pack a healthy snack and some love from home.

25. Bento box pictured

26. Furoshiki

27. Insulated lunch sack

28. Leather lunch bag

29. Leather lunch tote

30. Lunch box pattern

31. Lunch box tutorial

32. Lunch sack

33. Mushroom lunch sack (super cute!)

34. Notebook lunch bag

35. Simple lunch bag

36. Snack baggies

37. Snack bag tutorial

38. Zipper lunch box

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

Nap Time – Let them rest comfortably with something all their own.

39. Nap mat

40. Nap mat with applique name

41. Pillow lounger

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

School Supplies – From notebook to pens, they’ll be ready for any assignment!

42. 3-ring zipper pouches (loops)

43. 3-ring zipper bag (grommets)

44. Binder bandolier (great idea!)

45. Book jackets

46. Capri sun pencil pouch

47. Cereal box notebooks

48. Crayon roll

49. Fabric covered notebook (pictured)

50. Fabric journals

51. Feather plume pens

52. Felt notebooks (pictured)

53. Mod podge book covers

54. Monogram zipper pouch

55. Notebook cover

56. Pencil toppers

57. Pencil wrap (pictured)

58. Pen holding bookmark

59. Pom pom pens

60. School supplies pouches

61. See through bag (pictured)

62. Sleeping bag pencil pouch (I LOVE this one!)

63. Stretch book cover

64. Travel art roll

65. Upcycled laptop sleeve

66. Washi tape notebooks Me & washi tape are perfect together!

67. Zippered school supplies case

68. Don’t forget our list of over 100 zipper pouch patterns!

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

In the Classroom – You’ll be the teacher’s pet when you whip up some creativity for the classroom.

69. Crate stools

70. Locker/cubby tote (pictured)

71. Quilted classroom mat

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

For the Dorm – Send your kids off to college in style.

72. Braided T-shirt rug

73. Craft room chair

74. Dorm bed canopy

75. Dorm bed headboard

76. Drawstring laundry bag

77. Fabric covered mouse pad

78. Folding chair makeover (pictured)

79. Laundry hamper

80. Ottoman

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

Storage & Organization – Keep track of paperwork and supplies for homework time.

81. Art tote

82. Book slings (pictured)

83. Construction paper holder

83. Mail organizer

84. Pencil holders

85. Wall organizer

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

Learning at Home – Whether you’ve got a preschooler, a homeschooler, or you just want some after-school fun; it’s all here.

86. Fabric bulletin board

87. Felt weather board

88. Kids’ art bunting (use that art they bring home from school!)

89. Lap desk

90. Matching game

91. Puzzle pockets

92. Rag quilt letters & numbers

93. US scrap map  Wall map 

100+ Back to School  Must Make Projects. Most of these patterns are easy to sew for any skill level. The Sewing Loft

 

 

Miscellaneous – Even more goodies & gear to start the year off on the right foot.

94. A+ T-shirt

95. Award necklace

96. Apple bookmark,  Button bookmarksMustache bookmark

97. Chapstick holder (pictured)

98. Embellished shoes

99. Friendship bracelets

100. Key fobs (pictured)

101. Little lanyard

102. Pen holding bookmark

103. Pocket heart

104. Portable first aid kit

 

Don’t forget to print off this shopping guide and grab a few extra goodies for your sewing space while shopping for the kiddo’s.

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Comments

  1. Patti Price says:

    You put together the best project lists. The only problem I have is not having time to try all of the 100+ projects. Thank you!

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