Monday, 28 April 2014

Back to school

The Easter break is over but thank goodness the sunshine is still here. So it was not so bad for the kids this morning going back to school. At least the girls had an other little something in the bag to make school more fun: a new pencil case! I finally knew what I wanted to make with some of the fussy cut blocks I received in the swap. The old pencil case is just is not that nice any more so I make one with the zip on the front (as Sarah shows in her tutorial).
I had to adap the size to the fussy cuts. For my older girl I just used the size of the two blocks together with a little stripe on the top. I think that is a perfect size for her. She only has some pencils and pens so no huge pouch needed.

If I remember right the ninja came with the fussy cut swap and the flut player was made by May jsut for me (not any more). My girl chose the blocks herself and I think they match her personality perfectly. She already made a little picture of the ninja today in school and also the little mushroom is back on the pencil case.

My little froggy got this pencil case with sheep inside. This time I used some linen to separate the blocks a little and I also put one of the sheep on the back. Just grey is a little to boring for a little girl. She was very proud of it and showed it already to the teacher and she loves it too. 
This is my first finish for the FAL Q2. Isn`t this great? After the horrible Q1 I can now really enjoy my trip to London. Hope the weather stays sunny the next days otherwise I have to go shopping much more! Have a great week ...


  1. Very cute pencil cases - they would make going back to school so much more fun!

  2. Ach, sind die süß!!! Das ist klar, dass sich Deine Kinder da gefreut haben :-) Und dann noch die Schafe im Futter - so klasse! "Irisch" halt, oder? Sehr schöne Taschen, das Tutorial werde ich mir mal ansehen...
    LG, Sandra

  3. aw they are gorgeous. I would have loved something like that as a kid. Really like the little ninja drawing too!

  4. Lovely pencil cases! Enjoy your trip.

  5. How cool! They're perfect for the girls.

  6. Ninja and Snufkin! What a great pair. They are both cute cases. Enjoy your trip!