Sewing machine. Repeat and continue the movement until the crayon is shaved down to too small a stub to hold. Crayons are 3 1/2 inches long so when you slide them inside the slots half of the crayon will show the other half will be in the slot. 2 pieces of coordinating fabric 5 x 18 1/2 inches, I experimented with a few different lengths and this worked the best to get the most crayons without the roll becoming cumbersome. You are now sewing the little spots for all the crayons. Plus-lining those crayons up in a rainbow makes my heart sing! Your email address will not be published. I am new to sewing! 3. Make sure you back stitch to reinforce any tugging caused by pulling crayons in and out. If you are using two fat quarters to make a crayon roll with a contrasting lining then cut the remaining fabric in half length ways. Snip off your corners, and turn inside out. And your done sewing! *1/4 inch elastic You’re done and now you have a great little crayon roll to carry in your purse so that your little one is easily entertained when you are out and about 🙂, Ricki @ The Questionable Homesteader says, Your email address will not be published. Place piece 2 on top of piece 1, matching the raw edges. Clip corners, turn right side out and then press. Great for a gift! This is an awesome idea! I would love if you linked this up to Totally Terrific Tuesday! seam, leaving a small opening for turning at the bottom. Share it with us! (see picture below) You should have 1 1/4 inch on either side when you are finished. Hey y’all, the theme for December is gifts, and I’m kicking off the month with a gift I made for myself. *Cotton Fabric Lisa xox Lay the last piece of fabric on top that will make the outside of the crayon roll right sides together. I have found plenty of these little holders for sale but no directions. Tip. Pin in place. Crayon boxes just don't do the trick when my girls takes them everywhere! then i ran out of pink. This will make amazing, unqiue and fun birthday gifts. Add your strap to the open end of the crayon roll. Crayon Roll Tutorial #6 – The pictures are small, but just another way to learn if none of the rest help out.. in 1st grade, i lol'd at the white crayon. Stitch 1 1/4 inches in from the right side and continue stitching parallel lines an inch wide across. Making one tonight. Thank you! Quilting fabric is great for this. I measured about 1" from line to line. To make a crayon roll, all that is need is two pieces of long fabric, a piece of long ribbon, and sewing machine. Topstitch all the way around the crayon roll close to the edge. I recommend placing your crayons (or pens, brushes, etc.) I was just Google-ing tutorials for this today! Fold the ribbon in half and pin it to a short edge of the inside piece. Crayon Roll Gift Sewing Tutorial. My kids love them and i bet yours will to! *Iron Place the crayon back into the pocket to make sure it fits. I'm always stepping on crayons, or just finding them all over the place (down in the couch, recliner, etc.) Thanks so much for sharing!! It was super easy, and the 1 inch sleeves even fit the large triangular crayons, although next time I may add an extra 1/4 inch per crayon so they slide in a little easier. Pin to keep it together Press if needed. *Safety pin So cute! Scissors. If you are using one fat quarter to make the crayon roll, don’t cut it half and skip to Step 3. Frozen Inspired Peasant Dress Tutorial plus New…, Super Easy Tutorial for Your Favorite Disney Princess…, FROZEN-Inspired Princess Anna Dress Up Apron, Ridiculously Simple DIY Doll Furniture: Reused Bottle Caps, Fathers Day Craft // 5 Bow Tie Pasta Activites, S’mores Monkey Bread from Cinnamon Rolls. This will become the crayon pocket. *Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. See more ideas about crayon roll, crayon, sewing projects. Here I used white. 6. Did you make this project? on Introduction, 10 years ago on Introduction. So fast and perfect for keeping in craft boxes for each of the kids! Shanea says: July 13, 2011 at 7:59 pm. Also a strip of fabric that is 11x3 inches, and one 9 inch piece of 1/4 inch thick elastic.Breakdown of all tools Needed: Now you just have to put your crayons in their little pockets roll up and take them anywhere! Â. The height was made for normal crayon size, which is 3.5”. My 18 month old just destroyed her crayon box AND I just picked up a sewing machine at a garage sale, so I pinned this for sure! I whipped one up during nap time as a birthday party gift, delivered along with a coloring book. Sew around the edges with a 1/4 in. This is so clever that I need to make one for myself! and you make it look so simple! Pockets can then be created by sewing from the bottom of the fabric to the edges of the smaller piece of fabric. Pinterest of course! Two coordinating cotton print fabrics. Just a thought :) Stopping by from Bouquet of Talent Linky Party. Supplies: Markers or crayons to fill it with. Do the same for your other piece of fabric. Today’s tutorial is how to sew a pencil roll, which can also be a crayon roll, a holder for knitting needles, a brush roll for paint…lots of creative tools can be stored this way! **These instructions were created for my daughter's long erasable crayons that are almost twice as long as a standard crayon. For a bigger crayon caddy, you will need to move the button in more since the roll with be thicker with more crayons in it. Step 4 Preserve the shavings in jars or bags, and preserve or discard the stubs for other projects. Lay the last piece of fabric on top that will make the outside of the crayon roll right sides together. I made this pattern to fit mini color wonder markers, large toddler crayons, and standard sized crayons. I am a former homeschool mom. What a great idea, and it looks so easy to make too! one of the long time staples in my shop used to be crayon rolls. Make sure you backstitch over where the strap is placed for reinforcement again :) 4 1/2 inches of elastic . 52. I'm going to share and pin this! Ricki @ The Questionable Homesteader. Sharon herorganizedchaos.com, What a great idea! Great tutorial. If you’d like to make this roll up for 24 pencils or paintbrushes instead of crayons you’ll cut outer and pocket panels to 9” x 19”, still folding the pocket panel in half (so it will measure 4.5” x 19”). Press; Button – turn over to the backside. Place the button in the centre back area/near the vertical stitches. Pin or clip your turning hole closed with the seam allowance folded inwards. awesome idea! The pieces of fabric can be folded in two and sewn together, with a smaller one on top of a larger one. I'm so lucky I stumbled across this - PS I found this via the Ducks in a Row linky party today. Topstitch all the way around the crayon roll. The step-by-step instructions for affordable projects are designed for you to live your happiest life, whether it be in a RV, a suburban homestead, a rural farm, or a city apartment. Take piece 2 and fold it in half lengthwise with the right side facing out. We would love for you to come and link up with us at Your Designs This Time! Snip off your corners, and turn inside out. Place piece 1 right side up on the table. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Shown above is a 16 pocket crayon caddy. Decorating above the cabinets... What the heck can I put up there. Great tutorial! Now roll up your crayon roll and tie it with a bow from your attached ribbon. ), 1  6 x 18 1/2 inch coordinating fabric folded and pressed in half, 1 5 x 18 1/2 inch piece of medium weight fusible interfacing. Thin quilt batting. Apr 2, 2015 - Explore MaryAnn Watson's board "Crayon roll" on Pinterest. Thanks for sharing and thanks for being a part of the Monday Funday Party! Zig zag the end to make a loop. And if anyone finds/has other instructions, let me know and we can link them. These cute little crayon rolls are hard to destroy, cute, and fun to make. Thanks for sharing. My crayon roll adjustments. Make sure the ribbon lays across the inside piece of fabric. Either they end up broken at the bottom of my purse, or I end up toting a large plastic container of some kind, yes, the crayons are safe and intact but I look like a crazy person pulling a gallon sized container out of my purse at a restaurant. crayon roll tutorial {from the archives} April 18, 2013. i thought it would be fun to pull an old tutorial of mine from the archives! And insert crayons! Fold the ribbon in half and pin it on the edge. Very nice instructable. http://elizabethjoandesigns.com/2014/06/designs-time-no-13/, I've been wanting to make these for my kiddos for awhile! Love this! Carefully unfold the fabric at the center making sure to keep the crayon pocket fold. Pencil. Looking forward to seeing what you have for us next week. This is the pattern I used for my girl's crayon roll, when she started in Class One at her Waldorf/Steiner school. Using your safety pin push the elastic thru the strap. Layering: Such a fun idea! Fold in the extra 1.2 inch from the open end, and Iron flat. We all know how kids are lol. Mark your center line at 9.5”, then mark every 0.75” for a total of 22 lines, leaving 1.25” space at each end. Tips for making this DIY Crayon Roll-Up. or a pony! Place your ribbon (or other closure) between the 5" x 12" pieces on the right hand side of the long rectangles. Top stitch all along the edge to give it a finished look. I have been eye-ing this project for awhile, because it looks like a great beginners project. Note: Use the same color thread in both your bobbin and the machine top spool so it matches your fabric color choose. Duh! Turn right side out and press. If you added ribbons, fill your roll-up, begin rolling from the side without the ribbon. I've seen these for knives, but never thought about making one for crayons! This roll-up was made for 16 crayons, so 16” plus 1.5” for seam allowances equals 17.5” width. Turn it right side out and iron it. I used a decorated stitch to make it more fun! Layer your pieces in the following order: stack the 5" x 12" pieces on top of each other and on top of that place the 3" x 12" piece. Clip corners, turn right side out and then press. Seriously therapeutic to sit down and sew these in bulk. Why can't kids keep them in boxes? She'll coloring before you know it! I found exactly what I was looking for, a crayon roll.  Unfortunately, as is the case lately, the pins I found didn’t link to the instructions for the project or they linked to just a picture, so I had to figure it out on my own. If you give up doing it on your own and a want a pattern, you can purchase one here for a few bucks. Ruler. Thanks so much for sharing and hope to see you there! Fold in the extra 1.2 inch from the open end, and Iron flat. This is wonderful and I just pinned this to my sewing board! This is such a good travel idea for kids. Sew around leaving the end with the extra 1/2 inch that i was telling you about before open. The fleece on bottom. I love the fabrics you used. Found you on artsy fartsy link party. I hope you find it helpful to make crayon rolls for your own children! One of the things I know will keep my girls occupied for hours is coloring. Pin to keep in place Make sure to backstitch at the top and bottom. Trim all corners before you turn it right side out so it will lay flat. Thanks for the tutorial! This is awesome! 2. I love anything that keeps all my little one's "stuff" organized :), wat an awesome idea and a great way to keep crayons from going everywhere. Some funky material to hold all my fav pens/pencils and I am off to write a letter. If you haven't yet, hope you will link up to our Snickerdoodle Sunday (Sunday 8pm ET - Tuesday 8pm ET). Passing it along... What a great and easy idea!!! Reply It will be LIVE tomorrow at 9pm CST. Thanks for sharing! Sew over top of your lines. 7. Then the cotton fabric you just sewed in half on top. 8 years ago Pinned and tweeted- thanks so much for sharing! Able to Leap Piles of Laundry in a Single Bound. I think I place my button around 5" from the left when making a 16 pocket crayon caddy. Thank you! Match up all the raw edges keeping the folded part in the middle. So happy and cheerful. Top stitch, ensuring that the opening is stitched closed. Pin to keep in place. Place the crayon on the right side of the newly stitched line and this time place the pin as snug to the crayon as you can. Fold a piece of cotton fabric that you want for the pockets in half lengthwise. Fortunately, it was pretty easy and took me less than 30 minutes to knock one out. If you want to use ric rac, pin it around the edge as shown. Stitch with a 1/4 seam allowance all the way around leaving a 2 inch opening on the end opposite the ribbon for turning. on Introduction. *Ruler. Here’s what you need: (2) pieces ofcute fabric cut to 5 inches by 16 ½ inches – these are for the outside and inside of the roll (1) piece of coordinating fabric cut to 6 inches by 16 ½ inches – this is for the inside pocket (1) piece of batting cut to 5 inches by 16 ½ inches – this is for the lining. love this idea for carrying crayons with you! I am sure this would be a fun project for the kids to do. Required fields are marked *. In order to make a crayon roll that would hold 16 of the fat crayons, I made the fabric pieces 24″ long. Line up the raw edges of the folded piece to the bottom of the inside piece. Hair tie. Mar 18, 2012 - Explore Giulia Sala's board "Crayon rolls", followed by 203 people on Pinterest. If your ribbon has a print on it, … (Use your rotary cutter and mat to get the most accurate cuts. Turn the crayon roll right-side out. Fold the fabric up over it and then fold that fabric in half away from the paper as shown. Thanks for the tutorial :-) Reply. See more ideas about crayon roll, sewing for kids, crayon. We have crayons scattered everywhere. Very cute. It always made me feel like a detective. The great thing about this project is it’s easily adaptable to make a variety of cases. Colorful Wrapped Rope Macrame Knot Necklace. This is such is gorgeous and practical tutorial! Thanks for all the instructions and photos. Place the folded paper onto the fabric so the paper has fabric around all edges. I'm going to make this for my grandbaby! Take your 11x3 inch piece of fabric that makes up the strap fold in half lengthwise right sides together (if using a pattern), and sew down one side. This is how to make a very cute yet simple to make crayon roll. You will need THREE 18x6 inches pieces of cotton fabric and ONE 18x6 inches piece of fleece.  They can color all day long, however, I do not have the best track record of traveling with crayons. However, before sewing the button down, double check placement by rolling up the crayon roll. When my mom made my paintbrush case, she varied the widths of the paintbrush pockets so it could fit a variety of sizes. This will help make the corners neat in the next step. Fold one of the rectangles in half, wrong sides together and press. Thanks for sharing your post with us at The Southern Special. Place coordinating piece of fabric over the inside piece, right sides together and pin. Given that I am a bit of a paper, stationery junkie this is just what I need. What a great idea. Shorten the height of the case and sew your pocket lines big enough to fit crayons. The crayon roll may not be a new idea, but it is a good one! Want to BUY one? Put in your crayons and keep those kids quiet, for a least a few seconds! Crayons! Now i have seen a couple ways to make a closer for these(ribbon, valcro,...), but i find this way is easy for even little kids. Iron interfacing onto the wrong side of the 5 x 18 1/2 fabric you want on the inside of your roll. About: Im a stay at home mommy to 3 wonderful little men. As a result, I had to make some adjustments to Cindy’s crayon roll. amazing! Feel free to use a dull pencil or blunt tip to make your corners turn out better. A FREE pattern for a simple roll-up crayon case, designed to fit Stockmar-sized block and stick crayons. My kids would like one of these, this might be my next DIY project-thanks for sharing! Grace and her friends are younger than Cindy’s intended audience. I pinned this for my kids! Sew along the top fold. 10 years ago My daughter is just learning to sew and this will be something she can do. Now please make me one for all my knitting and crochet needles. Stitch button in place or add your KAM snaps. on Introduction. so i mixed white & red. For one that holds 24 crayons, start with 6"x25" pieces of fabric. My boys are grown now and have kids. What a unique tutorial! Visiting you via SITSShareFest. Knife Rolls... do they also have colorful stripes and strawberries? This may be where I end up after I try. (see picture below). I know that i dont like having to tie something close over and over again, so i tried this way for my kids and they love it! Large button. Mark every 1.5 inches with a chalk line.Notice: There will be about half an inch left on one end that will be folded in later, so dont cut it off! Thanks for sharing at The Weekend Social. Pins. Great tutorial, can't wait to try it! Turn inside out, so the raw edge is inside. Trim the corners of your crayon roll, being careful not to cut your stitches. Welcome to Happiest Camper, You’ll find tutorials on sewing projects, DIYs, Crafts, and lots more! So here is my version. Stitch with a 1/4 seam allowance all the way around leaving a 2 inch opening on the end opposite the ribbon for turning. Roll it up and tie it off. 8. I just finished making a 8-crayon roll! I made a few more as little stocking stuffers for the nieces and godchildren in my life. That’s it! Thanks so much for the tutorial- pinning! You can see each example in the tester pictures below. Sew around the entire roll, close to the edge. I've been looking for a pattern to make this for my nieces. Measure the length of the crayon roll and divide it by how many compartments you’ll need. I have been looking for a crayon roll/holder tutorial but can't seem to find one. Materials: Three 10 1/2 x4 3/4 inch rectangles . Crayon rolls are a great way to keep kids crayons organized on the go! This is such a fun idea. Adding this to my to do list! We are getting ready to hit the road on another trip, and I’m facing the dilemma of keeping the kids occupied without having to tow a trailer of all their “stuff” with us. Pin to keep it together Sew around leaving the end with the extra 1/2 inch that i was telling you about before open. Want to hold crayons? Be sure to catch all the layers in the 3″ gap that was created earlier. Handstitch the button in place. Turn the crayon roll the right way out and press carefully. I absolutely love this! Same idea as this roll. Top stitch, ensuring that the opening is stitched closed. Roll the crayon very slightly and drag the peeler across it again. into the pockets and roll it up to get a better idea of where you will need this closure. Press your opening closed and top stitch around edges. If you make it a little wider you could use it for crochet hooks. LOVE IT! They are rougher on their stuff, and they use extra fat toddler crayons. I made one of these for my writing utensils out of felt. I have a bunch of friends that would love to make something like this. When I started first grade, my grandmother made me a little apron with crayon pockets across the bottom--I still have it. It was nowhere as nice as this. *Chalk/Marker Then the cotton fabric that makes the back part of the pockets in the middle(I used the black strawberry). What’s a girl to do? 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