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« on: November 19, 2010 02:32:27 AM »

My daughter just turned 5, and for her birthday party I wanted to give the kids something nicer that the typical goodie bag stuffed with candy and penny toys......so, I made each child a toy roll:

Boys received Car Caddy's filled with 5 Hot Wheels cars

Girls received Mini-Doll Carriers with a Polly Pocket set

I only had 6 children to make these for, so it was doable.  Each roll took about 20 minutes and the dolls and cars were under $5.00 each.

The kids and Moms LOVED them!

I posted a free tutorial on my blog if you feel like making some of your own: http://sewplicity.blogspot.com/2010/11/tutorial-car-caddy-miniature-doll.html

Thanks for looking!

« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2010 03:58:13 AM »

You now realize you have 6 moms that HATE YOU!!! lol
What a great idea! Much more clever than a bag of candy and toys that will break in an hour!

Great time of year to find inexpensive sets to use for other birthday parties to come!
happy sewing!
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« Reply #2 on: November 19, 2010 07:44:20 PM »

I wish I had known about these when my boys were little.  They would have loved them then. 
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« Reply #3 on: November 23, 2010 10:42:11 AM »

This is such a great Idea. I have grandkids who will love these. Thanks so much, I got your pattern & tute on your blog.  That was so sweet of you to share. I'm going to be sewing till Christmas eve, Oh Boy! Such a great gift for the little ones. Roll Eyes

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« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2010 06:46:02 PM »

Thanks Sharalee.....let me know how they turn out!  Happy sewing!

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