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Thread: car cozy - boy gift

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    Super Member JanTx's Avatar
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    car cozy - boy gift

    I know this is not a quilt, but it was so much fun to make!
    Pattern - from "Simple Quilts & Sewing" magazine (Winter), p. 87
    Fabric from my stash - had to buy the grosgrain ribbon.

    (Changes to pattern: I sewed the road stripes down - pattern called for fusing only. The ribbon handle was to be tied - I sewed two loops -a long and short one - pull the long one through the short one and done. Added initials that will be appliqued on - right now they're just fused. I've already made a second one and appliqued those before final assembly. The road was supposed to be flannel, but I made with regular black cotton.)
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    So many quilts, so little time.

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    I think it is a perfect gift for a boy! Nice job, love the bright fabrics!
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    Super cute!! I will definitely file your idea away for when my grandson is older. Thank you for sharing it. It's fabulous.
    My avatar is my first grandbaby!! Brantley 10-2-12
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    My grandsons are 4 and 5 so I think they'll love these. I'd think it would go from 3 to almost 8? Depends on the boy, of course. Could be modified for any small toys - little animals with a playscape, etc. The way it folds the toys won't fall out.
    Last edited by JanTx; 11-14-2012 at 06:15 PM.
    So many quilts, so little time.

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    oh - how cute!

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    That is super cool as my boys would say. I bookmarked it so I can make them each one

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    very nice idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by Judith1005 View Post
    Super cute!! I will definitely file your idea away for when my grandson is older. Thank you for sharing it. It's fabulous.
    Ha Ha ! He will be ready for this in a nano-second! My DGS should be about 6 months old and he is 3 1/2 YEARS old already...better make it soon!
    Bonitagaye...proud new Gramma

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    Bonitagaye - do I ever hear you. I simply do not know how these "babies" got to be 4 (don't say that! He's 4-and-a-half!) and 5 (and-a-half). I've been waiting for a new one, but ... no sign yet!
    So many quilts, so little time.

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    I love it and it would be cool for a girl to just girly fabric and little dolls. Wonderful idea. I think I will make one for my grand son too. Thanks for sharing.
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