A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Join us for fun, contests and discussions on Craftster's Facebook page!
Total Members: 315,059
Currently Running With Scissors:
237 Guests and 6 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: Car Caddy / Mini-Doll Carrier with link to TUTE  (Read 2031 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit
« 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!
You are, which ever beast you choose to feed
Offline Offline

Posts: 4430
Joined: 03-Feb-2010

Right and wrong are just words, it's what you do

View Profile available for personal swaps
« 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. 
Offline Offline

Posts: 4075
Joined: 28-Feb-2010

Retired Hairstylist/Crafter

View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« 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

Will do personal swaps!! I make Art Dolls/Junker Jane Dolls/Raggedy Ann & Andy Dolls/also TM Patches
« Reply #4 on: November 23, 2010 06:46:02 PM »

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

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

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Designated Cutting Boards
Tute Tuesday: Altered Journal Page
Magic and Luck

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

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 ©2003-2018, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.