Gretchen Hirsch Easy DIY Tool Roll

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Gretchen Hirsch Easy DIY Tool Roll

Crafting Time:
  • 1-2 Hours
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Gertie, By Gretchen Hirsch

Additional Information



  • 1 (17”-by 15”) main fabric (Cherry Print Fabric – Cotton Poplin)
  • 1 (17”-by-15”) lining fabric (Grey Chambray w. Red Polka Dots) 
  • 1 (17”-by-15”) fusible fleece (fusible batting)
  • 2 (15”) piece twill tape
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Scissors
  • Sewing pins
  • Gridded ruler
  • All-purpose thread
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies



1. Fusing the lining to the fleece using an iron. Transfer to a flat surface, fleece-side down.

2. Center 2 (15”) strips twill tape along 1 short side. Top with main fabric; pin edges leaving 3” pat at the top.

3. Sew along the edges using 1/2” seam allowance, leaving the gap unsewn. Snip excess fabric from all 4 corners.

4. Turn project right-side out through the gap. Push out corners and iron flat.

5. Fold up bottom 4” along long side; pin to secure. Sew along the side and top edges (not the bottom) using 1/2” seam allowance.

6. Measure and mark your desired pocket widths. Sew pockets from the bottom up, backstitching at both ends to secure.


Gretchen Hirsch Easy DIY Tool Roll is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I love joann and Gretchen, would like to see more projects from her.
Date published: 2017-03-20
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Items in This Collection
Please Note: Some items are out of stock.



Pellon® 987F Fusible Fleece, White

Item # 529412
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$8.99 $6.29 /yd

Gertie Collection Fabrics- Chambray Red Dot Cotton Fabric

Item # 13775606
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$16.99 $8.49 /yd

Simplicity 0.38"x12' Twill Red Tape Apparel Trim

Item # 1889641
Available for U.S. Shipping Only
$2.99 $2.24
*Some items are not available at this time.