Make A Car Caddy - Lil Mrs Tori

 

This post was first featured over at Smart! School House.

I’ve got two boys…on any given day, my purse looks like a toy car junk yard. Seriously. It’s where Hot Wheels go to…well…get lost. Half the weight of my purse probably comes from these cars!!  I came up with this little car caddy to help me organize these little suckers!! I love it because it is pretty small and rolls right up and it doubles as a play mat.  It’s a win-win at restaurants and my purse is no longer a mess. Want to make one of your own? It’s pretty easy and here’s how!

Here is what you will need:

Materials Needed for Toy  Car Organizer | Lil Mrs Tori

I used wool felt and my interfacing is Pellon 808. It is iron-on.  I would start by ironing on your interface to the front piece of your fabric.

Car Caddy Roll | Lil Mrs Tori

Place your road stripes on the black felt and sew on.

Car Caddy | Lil Mrs Tori

Place your black felt onto your inside piece.  I measured by placing the cars onto my felt and marking with pins. It ended up being spaced around 3″ a part.

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Sew your pockets by stitching lines where your pin markers were.

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Place your ribbons – 12 inches long per ribbon – on to one side. Place the front piece on top.  The two fabrics will be right side together – wrong sides of the fabric facing out. Pin all the way around. Stitch the two fabrics together leaving a 3 inch space to pull your fabric through.

Hot Wheels Organizer | Lil Mrs Tori

Car Caddy Roll | Lil Mrs Tori

Stitch all the way around the car caddy to close the opening.

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You are done!! It took me about an hour from start to finish. It really is a very simple sewing project!

I love this roll up. It is small enough to put in my purse and it organizes all those cars! I  had to make two. Each boy had to have their own!

Happy Sewing!

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