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11.08.2009

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sandwich wrap with serged edges


My nephew is turning 6, and his mom asked if I would make reusable snack bags and a sandwich wrap for him, and of course I was delighted! For this set I decided to add a little reverse applique and stamped lettering on the outside of the bags and the sandwich wrap. On the inside, I stenciled a piece of bread to illustrate how to use the wrap, and used a gallon size Ziploc bag (cut apart) on the inside.  These are super fast and easy refashions made from an old shirt (blue) and linen from my scrap bin.   

We have a number of these around our house and they get used all the time (see more here and here).  After a few uses I just throw them in the wash and hang them to dry.  

These are on the top of my stocking stuffer list this year!





7 comments:

  1. What a great idea.

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  2. Hi, there-I just came across your blog this morning - what wonderful ideas! I am always keen on reusable lunch bags, and these are adorable. Ill be sure to check out your Etsy shop.I only started my blog a couple weeks ago, and I thought I was being unique - But Im sure theres lots of room online for Saltwater kids, moms, dads, goats, etc!

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  3. Adorable! Really cute.

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  4. Thank you for all your kind comments!

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  5. Man, I wish I had a serger! Those are very clever. I am intrigued by the plastic lining... Yes, Im going to have to try that. Thanks for sharing (found you on Wardrobe Refashion)!

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  6. do you wash the ziplock bags wraps just by hand or in the machine? I love the idea and I have some in my house I could make these today!

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  7. The great thing about the snack bags and sandwich wraps is that I can just throw them in the washing machine and then hang them to dry!

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