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digital bento box carrier sewing pattern

digital bento box carrier sewing pattern
Price: $8.95
Brand: Oliver + S
Item: OLV-OS026LIJ-D
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Bento boxes are Japanese-style lunch boxes with individual compartments for different types of food—a presentation that can entice even the pickiest preschooler to finish lunch. They can be purchased in different sizes at Japanese grocery stores and online. This carrier holds most child-sized bento boxes and does double duty; it makes transporting the bento box easy and also opens up into a cute vinyl-covered placemat that you can embellish in all sorts of creative ways.

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digital bento box carrier sewing pattern
  • Digital Patterns

    This style is provided as a digital PDF pattern. It may be printed on home printers (using either 8 1/2" x 11" or A4 paper). Because all pieces are small, there is no large-format version of this pattern provided. When you complete your order, you will be provided with a unique code to instantly download the pattern. See our digital product policy for full details.

    Description

    Bento boxes are Japanese-style lunch boxes with individual compartments for different types of food—a presentation that can entice even the pickiest preschooler to finish lunch. They can be purchased in different sizes at Japanese grocery stores and online. This carrier holds most child-sized bento boxes and does double duty; it makes transporting the bento box easy and also opens up into a cute vinyl-covered placemat that you can embellish in all sorts of creative ways.

    Skills Used

    Each of our patterns calls on a unique set of sewing skills. Haven't ever done one of these things before? Don't worry. We'll walk you through it, step by step.

    After successfully sewing this pattern, you will have developed the following skills: applying bias binding, working with fusible appliqué.

    Suggested Fabrics

    All fabrics: lightweight fabric like quilting cotton.

    Notions

    • 1/4 yard of 44"-wide clear vinyl, for inside of bag
    • Fabric scraps, for appliqué (optional)
    • 3 yards of 3/8"-wide homemade bias binding or 1 package of 1/2"-wide, double-folded, ready-made bias binding
    • 10" square of lightweight, non-woven fusible interfacing
    • 10" square of fusible appliqué web (optional)
    • Coordinating thread
    • 5" length of 3/4"-wide Velcro®
    • Tissue paper
    • 1 sheet of rigid vinyl template plastic
    • Glue stick
    • Sandpaper
    • 1 bento box (pattern fits average-sized 7" x 5" x 2" bento box)

    Fabric Guide

    Fabric Amount Required
    Fabric A (Exterior) 1/4 yard of 44"-wide fabric
    Fabric B (Handle Lining) 10" square
    Fabric C (Vinyl-Covered Placemat and Inside Gussets) 1/4 yard of 44"-wide fabric

     

    Finished Measurements

    Project Dimensions
    Bento Box Carrier Approximately 8 1/2" x 6" x 4", excluding handles

     

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