A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News 05/06/14: Craftster has gone mobile!  Read the big news here!
Total Members: 298,095
Currently Running With Scissors:
599 Guests and 12 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: My Back to School Breakfast Incentive!  (Read 2769 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
TroubleT
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

No try, just do.
Offline Offline

Posts: 5110
Joined: 25-Jul-2009

I'm the Irish Latina Ninja!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« on: September 07, 2012 08:47:18 PM »

I'm guilty of something. Like many of us, I rarely ever make something for myself, but this time around is different!

I am a high school teacher and a mother of two elementary age children. My mornings are normally hectic and loud. I fix breakfast for my little ones every morning but I tend to forget to do so for myself which can lead to all kinds of bad drive thru habits. This year, I decided this needed to change! I am going to carry my breakfast to work with me so that I can eat in peace. Smiley

To help me along, I decided I needed a spiffy carrier so here's my creation...my breakfast bag! (Can't very well call it a lunch bag because that's is not its purpose!)

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn159/bajita42/IMG_1937.jpg

I took this boxy pouch tutorial and made my own modifications. I increased the dimensions of the original pattern from 8" x 6" to 12" x 10". I added a layer of Insulbright between the exterior fabric and the lining. I also added handles.

To make this bag, I repurposed an old pair of denim capris that had some machine embroidery along the bottom. I used the embroidered edges to create some pretty little pockets on both sides.

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn159/bajita42/IMG_1939.jpg

My breakfast bag easily fits one of those rectangular gladware containers and I could add some cut up fruit as well. I'm so excited to try my new bag out next week! Cheesy

http://i303.photobucket.com/albums/nn159/bajita42/IMG_1940.jpg
« Last Edit: September 17, 2013 01:21:42 PM by jungrrl - Reason: changed non-working images to links. » THIS ROCKS   Logged
MareMare
Global Moderator
Guest Blogger
Bath and Beauty Moderator

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Soapmakers do it with bubbles
Offline Offline

Posts: 18778
Joined: 25-Apr-2007

Don't be a soap licker


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: September 08, 2012 01:30:54 PM »

Too cute! I liked the decorative stitching and the buttons!
« Last Edit: September 08, 2012 01:31:26 PM by MareMare » THIS ROCKS   Logged

Soaps by MareMare Blog Updated! 8/27

~Calling all Quilters! It's time to join the 2014 Quiltalong!~

Love painting your nails? Check out the Awesome Manicure Thread!
alwaysinmyroom
Craftalongs Moderator
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Life is Moving Along Splendidly
Offline Offline

Posts: 29180
Joined: 12-Feb-2006

Make all things!!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2012 08:41:37 PM »

Clever of you to save the embroidery parts!

Looks like you can hold all sorts of yummy breakfasts (the most important meal of the day!)...

Do you need to put in one of those freezer things or does the insulate keep things cool?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

HSG
Global Moderator
Glass Crafts Moderator
Guest Blogger

Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Oy Vey!
Offline Offline

Posts: 10328
Joined: 18-Aug-2006

Margaritas & Facial Masks


View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: September 08, 2012 09:19:38 PM »

Cuteness!!! Love the denim cause it is so durable in a bag.  Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

TroubleT
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

No try, just do.
Offline Offline

Posts: 5110
Joined: 25-Jul-2009

I'm the Irish Latina Ninja!


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: September 09, 2012 05:54:15 AM »

Do you need to put in one of those freezer things or does the insulate keep things cool?

The Insulbright would keep it cool but I'd probably add a freezer pack to it anyway. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
PixieVal
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

There is no right or wrong, when it comes to making art. Making sure that you have fun is the most important part. -Mickey Mouse
Offline Offline

Posts: 7013
Joined: 01-Feb-2009

Did he just go crazy and fall asleep?


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: September 09, 2012 09:08:54 PM »

That is super cute.
Cuteness!!! Love the denim cause it is so durable in a bag.  Smiley
That is exactly what I was thinking about the denim!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Salt and Pepper Shakers Design on the MakerBot 3D Printer
How to Scale 3D Objects in Blender
How to Create an Adobe Flash Slide Show
How to Create an Adobe Flash Web Site
How to Create an Adobe Flash Preloader Screen
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Scrabble Afghan
These Are a Few of My Favorite (Spooky!) Things
Meatless Monday: Pea, Potato, Leek, Mint Soup

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.