Monday, 2 April 2012

Boys' toys

It is my nephew's 7th birthday today.  He requested a sewing box for his birthday- how happy was I?
No more Ben 10 or Harry Potter lego, instead a selection to stitch on binca canvas

Lula suggested a bento box- they come in lots of designs and the layers are a great way to store little bits and pieces.  I made him a needle book using Krista's tutorial and a mini pin cushion and Lula designed and cross stitched a robot card.

I love it when a plan comes together, and now to find out if he likes it!  Tea, cake and birthday games of Cluedo are calling x
(Edited to add)- it was a massive hit, he loved it!
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16 comments:

  1. You're kidding, that is so cool! For me, still knee deep in lego ninjago and beyblades this is very refreshing :)

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  2. How cool! What a grand chap! I'm sure he'll love it :)

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  3. This is so sweet! My nephew is still in crash/smash/arrrghh mode so it'll be years before the idea of a sewing box even begins to occur to him.

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  4. That's! So! Cuuuuuuuuute!!!

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  5. Fantastic! Does his Mum sew?

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  6. Such a fab idea with the bento box, very cute!

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  7. Oh, were you just giddy to be able to make that gift??

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  8. how super clever!!! and in a bento box no less. awesome!

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  9. Oh my goodness, can I swap him for my son?

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  10. That is so cool! Love the box, cute pincushion and brilliant scissors! Fantastic gift for a cool boy :)

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  11. Oh goodness - I want a sewing box like that! my son is almost 6 and he has started to ask questions and be interested in sewing so hopefully, a gift like this for him may be in my future.

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  12. Super cute and oh so cool! I think I Need one.

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  13. Oh this is inspired. Brilliant. What a marvellous gift!

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  14. That's so great! When my son asked me to teach him how to use the sewing machine I was beside myself! He's quite the sewist now!

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  15. Oh, how lovely is this gift, and what a sweet nephew!! Love it!! Hope he has a wonderful 7th birthday!! xo Heather

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  16. I bet he loved it! Using a bento box is such a great idea! The pinnie and the needle case are just the icing on the cake!

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