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Pencil roll

One of Bear’s little friends has just turned two, and I was at a loss as to what to get him. He is one of these children that has everything. So when I saw some very cute pencil/texta/crayon rolls appearing on a few of the blogs I read, I figured I could kill two birds with one stone – a unique gift, plus the opportunity to use some very cute fabric I’ve been eyeing off for a while! I didn’t use a template, but allowed around 1 inch per pencil, which is just about a perfect fit for the pencils I used. Total size is 15 inches by 8 inches.


The outside:


The inside:


The obligatory arty-farty shot:

  • Selina

    Love it! Gorgeous fabric!

    July 29, 2008 at 7:29 pm Reply
  • Belinda

    Thats a great version of the pencil roll.

    I am sure the birthday boy wil be wrapped!

    July 29, 2008 at 10:36 pm Reply
  • Tracey

    Gorgeous – so talented you are. It will be loved by the birthday boy.

    I want one now……hehe

    July 29, 2008 at 11:44 pm Reply
  • Admin

    Thanks girls!

    Tracey – they are super easy to make, maybe half an hour all up? I’m sure Kaitlyn will love one! My next one will be a hybrid to try & contain all of the toddler’s crayons, pencils & textas… Hmmm, yeah right!

    July 29, 2008 at 11:50 pm Reply
  • ingrid

    What lovely finds!
    I adore The Great Gatsby. It is one of my all time favourite books.

    July 30, 2008 at 10:06 am Reply

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