Russian doll pencil case

Do you remember my Russian doll fabric?  As promised, I had a think about what to use it for, and finally got round to making it into a pencil case. russian doll fabricI used this amazing tutorial from Rachel at Transient Expression.  The instructions are by far the clearest ones I came across for a lined pencil case, and the overall project was very easy (even the zip which I usually dread!) Russian doll pencil caseAlong with the Russian doll fabric, I used an old pillow case which is a great colour match to make the lining.  It is a great little project to use your scraps up, and there is lots of scope to make bigger items like a makeup bag, or a smaller one like a coin purse.