There was some fusible foam in one of the bins.
I cut two 6″W x 10″ L pieces for the front and back of a pencil sleeve;
and one 4″W x 6 ” L piece for the flap.
I cut two 6″W x 10″ L pieces of school print fabric for the front and back ;
and two 6″W x 10″ L pieces of green and white polka dot for the lining.
I used a 1/2″ seam.
Her personalized pencils are tucked inside!
I sewed velcro for the flap.
Now I feel better.