Washcloth Toiletry Travel Wrap

This weekend we’re shipping the kiddos off to see Grandma & Grandpa!
The hubby & I get 4 days and nights to be kids again down at our local Folk Music Festival.
I’m excited and I’m nervous.  But mostly I’m excited!
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So this week I’ve been busy keeping the kids distracted, I’ve been packing, baking, and doing this nesting thing I do when I’m going to be away from the kids overnight.  I get all wiggy when they go away, even though I (actually all of us) really need a little fun break away from each other.  It’s good for all of us – we get adult time, and the kids get fun Grandma & Grandpa time!  But I still get wiggy.  So nest I will…I just go with it.
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One of the things I did this week was make these cute toiletry travel wraps for them (I made one for me too because they’re so cute!).  I thought they would be perfect for their little vacay away!
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Washcloth Toiletry Travel Wrap
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I saw them on Pinterest, and just knew I had to make them.  The original pin is an Etsy shop, so if you like them and don’t want to make them yourselves, you can buy them here at Perfect Darlings.
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Aren’t they so cute?!  Each of my kids picked the colour they wanted, and each of their holders will contain their own toothbrush, toothpaste, a comb/brush and what ever else they like!  And because they are made from a washcloth, any water left on the toiletries will just get soaked up.  So clever and so fun!
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Washcloth Toiletry Travel Wrap
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Here’s a little how-to:
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Just sew straight lines where I’ve drawn the arrows (see picture below).
You will end up with 4 pockets. 
Also if you want, you can sew a little ribbon on to one side of the washcloth holder, 
so when you roll it up, you can tie it up.
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One thing to note:  be sure to make the pockets deep enough to hold a large tube of toothpaste.
I may or may not have measured these with the right sized tube of toothpaste.  Just sayin.  😉
Again, good enough is good enough.  The kids love ’em and that’s good enough for me!
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Washcloth Toiletry Travel Wrap
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It’s not much of a tutorial, because honestly, I just winged it.
And you can make this.  If I can sew 5 straight lines, you can too.  Trust me.
This is one of those projects where it doesn’t have to be perfect to be great!
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Washcloth Toiletry Travel Wrap
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I’ll see you next week (unless I pop in with a few Instagram shots from our weekend)!
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Cross your fingers for a fabulous weekend for all!
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  • Reply Barb July 25, 2012 at 3:32 PM

    Awesome idea! can’t wait!

  • Reply jeands July 25, 2012 at 4:14 PM

    this is cool. i should try making this one too. thank you for sharing.

  • Reply Lisa Gordon July 25, 2012 at 8:37 PM

    What a neat idea! They are really wonderful.
    Have a fantastic time!

  • Reply KCoake July 26, 2012 at 1:12 AM

    What a great idea! So simple and yet I am certain it works really well!

  • Reply How2home July 26, 2012 at 6:46 PM

    This is such a fantastic idea. Simple but very useful! Thanks for sharing with us 😉

  • Reply The Single Nester July 27, 2012 at 8:34 PM

    Would love to make this for my makeup brushes!

  • Reply Sarah Carletti August 1, 2012 at 12:57 AM

    Great idea!

  • Reply Cheerios and Lattes August 5, 2012 at 3:54 AM

    These are awesome and so cute! We would love to invite you to join us on Saturday Show & Tell on Cheerios and Lattes. I know our readers will love your ideas! Have a great weekend!
    Mackenzie 🙂

  • Reply Emily August 7, 2012 at 9:26 AM

    clever! and looks so easy! Just wanted to invite you to join my Tasteful Tuesday Party. I have been hosting a recipe party (pretty successfully!!!) for over a year now, and this week we are opening up for crafts, DIY and home decor. Hope you can come by and check it out! http://www.nap-timecreations.com/2012/08/fresh-pesto-pasta-salad-and-tasteful.html

  • Reply Debi Bolocofsky August 7, 2012 at 4:30 PM

    Great idea. I love this. I have a link party on Wednesdays, and I would love it if you would link this post. It is called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Link Party.
    I hope to see you there. Have a great Day.
    Debi Bolocofsky
    Adorned From Above

  • Reply Chrissy Taylor August 7, 2012 at 9:51 PM

    Love this! Adorable and your photos are great! Found you through Tip Junkie! 🙂

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  • Reply di March 9, 2014 at 11:13 PM

    These are awesome and I’m thinking will be a perfect project for my boys to make to take their personal stuff to cub scout camp. Thanks so much for the idea

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