Pattern: Cool Time Lunch Bag
Designer: Waves & Wild
Fabrics: Floral Cotton Canvas from Clover & Co. Fabrics
Abstract Drill & Insulated lining from Spotlight
Black PUL from GreenBeans Au
Hardware: Zips & Pulls from Dreamy Bag Hardware
Skill level:
Pros: This is a GREAT gift for anyone really. Don’t forget to make one for yourself as well!
Cons: It can be a little tricky to get all the layers together without shifting.

It’s that time of year. The crazy time where back in November we had planned hand made gifts for all the people we like and by now, we only like about 3 people. haha.

Last year I made these for my daughters 3, yes THREE, Kinder teachers and they were a hit, so I was back again this year to make them for her Prep teachers.

She was in a split teaching class so again this year so I had more than one gift to make, but thankfully I’ve gotten pretty good at them by now. I am thrilled with how they turned out and I’m hoping the teachers are pretty wrapped as well.

I used a GORGEOUS cotton canvas floral from Clover and Co. Fabrics as well as a funky abstract drill from Spotlight. Both were very easy to work with, however like with any woven they can fray if not finished correctly, which is something to be aware of when sewing. You can either bind the inside seams to enclose them or I ran my outer pieces through my overlocker to neaten up the edges and keep them nice when I sewed it together.

The lunch bags have an insulted liner so they can used as warm/cool bags and I also line mine with a PUL (water resistant lining) to help with any spillages and make it easier to wipe clean if anything leaks.

The hardware I used was from my fave bag company Dreamy Bag Hardware. I decided the Rose Gold on both was SO pretty.

These are such cool gifts when they come together so I encourage you to give them a go. I am super happy with the results and will probably start making next years teacher one now so I will have it finished intime without rushing hahaha.

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