Thursday, February 16, 2012

Robots

My son is a HUGE robot fanatic. Ever since he saw Real Steel and Transformers, he is just obsessed. So when he asked me to make him a bag for his alphabet magnets, I knew I had to use some robot fabric.


We got him this Crayola easel for Christmas two years ago and he'd "misplaced" all the magnets that it came with. So grandma came to the rescue and bought him a new pack of jumbo letters and numbers. This time, I immediately made him a drawstring pouch for safekeeping, using Jeni's adorable lined bag pattern. I used the snack bag size for this project but I'm dying to find an excuse to try the tiny bag size. It looks adorable!







Fabrics used:
Caleb Gray- Robot Factory
Momo for Moda- Just Wing It
American Jane- Punctuation

Instead of using fabric for the ties, I used twill ribbon in a yellow measuring tape print. So cute! The bag fits perfectly in the easel baskets. I just love the size of it.





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9 comments:

  1. How adorable and just the perfect size for the easel!

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  2. J how cute!! Isn't it fun to give them
    A little smile on the projects we do ? I bet this was quite a hit!

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  3. awe, how cute! I'm lovin' that robot fabric!
    -kendall
    songbirdsandbuttons.blogspot.com

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  4. very cute bonnie! i love it! i bed AJ is super happy too!

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  5. the tape measure drawstring is a good idea- and having a bag that fits into the easel pocket is super smart! I'm pinning.

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  6. That's precious that he asked you to make him a bag! It looks super cute!

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  7. This is adorable, and actually looks like I might be able to do it (a HUGE plus)! I found your blog through the Along for the Ride blog hop, and I'm so excited to be your newest follower. I hope you stop by my blog, Cupcakes and Candy Canes, sometime!

    Allyson
    http://cupcakescandycanes.blogspot.com/

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  8. that robot fabric is fabulous! found you through the grow your blog linky party and now follow u.
    hello from ks!

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