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5 Must Haves for Going Back to School in Style

 Hello Makers, 

It's the start of a brand new school year so let's make this the best year yet! Today I want to share 5  sewing patterns that will make going back to school not so bad! 

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 Whether you or a loved one is heading back to school we are all in need for back to school essentials. I hope these sewing patterns will be helpful for the year to come! 

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1. Back to School Binder Cover  

First on the list is the Back to School Binder Cover. No more boring three ring binders, with this binder cover you have a place for everything with a convenient front zipper pocket and a place to store your pens and pencils for easy access. The pattern even has a option to add handles so you carry your notes in style. We made our binder cover with Playground fabrics by Amy Sinibali adding touches of the AGF Denim Studio.

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2. Enamor Back Pack

At AGF we are all in love with a good bag, whether it's a tote, purse, or back pack there is nothing better then a handmade bag! The first important thing you need for making a sturdy, well made bag is the right fabrics!  The Enamor Back Pack pattern  is made with varies denim fabric from the AGF Denim studio and  canvas fabric from the Joie de Vivre collection by Bari J.  

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3. Summer Swirl Lunch Bag 

When I was in middle school my second best part of the day was lunch time. First was of course recess! I never had a cool lunch bag like others in my class, my Mom always sent me to school with a brown paper bag lunch. If I could go back in time I would definitely make myself the Summer Swirl Lunch Bag.  Made with Fiesta fun fabric  by Dana Willard these lunch bags are the ideal way to do lunch! 

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4. Virginia Leggings

When I was in school the hardest thing to figure out wasn't math or biology class it was getting dressed every morning with something that was trendy and fashion forward but was also comfortable to wear. Where was AGF knit when I was going to school?! Try making a pair of these adorable Patchy Heart Leggings   designed by Megan Nielsen. Everyone in your class will be asking you where you got them. We made our legging with the bright yellow blender print print from Reverie fabrics. We added cute heart patches at the knees using our solid turquoise knit

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 5. Love Story and All you need is Love Pillow 

These decorative pillows are screaming dorm room essential! The Love Story pillow and the All you need is Love pillow are so fun and playful. Made with Letters fabrics and a mix of our pure element solids these pillow would make the most sweetest gift! Send your loved ones off to school with lots of love! 

 

What is your favorite back to school memory?  I have a lot of great memories but my favorite was when I was a senior in high school and my sister was a freshman. I felt so proud being able to drive us to school and being able to show her around on her first day! Being a big sister is the best! Comment below and share your favorite back to school moments. 

 Lots of Love, 

Meli 

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