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    I designed and made this little tote for my grandson's 5th birthday. He can put all of his GI Joe stuff in here. It has 5 pockets, 5 zippers and 5 elastic holders for GI Joe's.

    Later, someone sent me an e-mail that explained that:
    This October has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, all in one month. It happens once in 823 years.

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    with the GI Joe's posing
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    also made some camo sleeping bags
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    Very nice, he will love it.

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    Nice tote, I know he will love it.

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    Nice job!

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    Great bag! I would like one myself, just not in camo!

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    That is so great!! I bet you are his favorite grandmother!!! :thumbup: :-D

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    Really cute, I'm sure he will love it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by LiveToQuilt
    I designed and made this little tote for my grandson's 5th birthday. He can put all of his GI Joe stuff in here. It has 5 pockets, 5 zippers and 5 elastic holders for GI Joe's.

    slight misinformation...the 5 fridays, 5 saturdays, 5 sundays happened in 2004 and will happen again in i think it's 2014,,,or maybe that was 2024...now i can't remember. but it is lots sooner than 823 years and 2004 was lots sooner to now than 823 years :)

    Later, someone sent me an e-mail that explained that:
    This October has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, all in one month. It happens once in 823 years.
    ;-)

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    I bet he loves it!!

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    Great tote

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    Look at all the compartments! Maybe I'll get a GI Joe...I love compartments, specially ones with zippers!

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    Thank you so much for taking the time to leave comments - it made my day!

    I have to say that making these things for the GI Joe’s was a lot of fun. But the most fun, for me, was meeting some of the most wonderful people on this planet - the ones I bought the GI Joe’s from! One was from S. Carolina, one from Hawaii, and two right here in mid-Iowa. It was a lot of work searching different GI Joe-for-sale sites, but fun, too. Took me way out of my normal “box”.

    And, yes, my grandson was ecstatic! And, I am sure that the tote made my DS and DDIL very happy, because it keeps all those teeny, weeny pieces together.

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    Wow, that is so cute and very useful. It will keep everything together. Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

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    You did a great job! I'm sure that will be his favorite present

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    That is a wonderful gift. You are very creative coming up with the idea.

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    So cute

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    What a neat addition to his collection of dolls. Excuse me, ACTION FIGURES-- is what they're called, my younger relatives irritably remind me~~

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    I love, love, love the neat way you put in the zippers. I do zippers now and then, and hate them.

    You do them very well. Maybe one day I can do the same. I"m still learning a lot of things.

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    Well, if you weren't already there, bet you just soared to the top of his Favorite Person in the Whole World list! Great job!

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    What a great and unique gift! Good job!

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    Your DGS is one lucky little guy! I love all of these items, you are very creative :D:D:D

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