DIY Pencil Case – No Sewing Required!

Innova Crafts demonstrates a DIY pencil case that involves absolutely no sewing!  This is a great way to upcycle old cardboard inner tubes from kitchen rolls and fabric scraps.

DIY pencil case collage

The materials and equipment that you’ll need to make your upcycled DIY pencil case are shown below.

  • Cardboard tube
  • Fabric
  • Zip
  • Hot glue gun
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
Did You Know?

Recovered paper (used paper) and cardboard is the most important raw material for the UK paper and board industry.  It represents over 70% of the fibre used to manufacture paper and board in the UK in 2013 (nearly 8 million tonnes of paper and cardboard products).

The paper industry is the UK’s most successful recycler.

There are limits on recovery – paper and cardboard is lost when used for permanent records eg, books, wallpaper etc, destroyed in use or contaminated. Paper also cannot be recycled indefinitely as the fibres become too weak, so virgin fibres need to be introduced into the papermaking process.

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