Redondo Beach Child Photographer | Crafty Tuesday - Only 39 More…

I had the pleasure of offering a photography based fundraiser for Harrison’s preschool this Spring (something that had been discussed with the parent committee since last year while Harrison still attended)and delivered 39 3x3 accordion books to the parents. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE these little accordion books! I have three for Harrison now and I order them with a magnet closures which make them perfect for a mom or grandma to pop in her purse.

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They were a HUGE hit and I plan to offer again next year.  Plus, a couple of parents have ordered additional books for family members from this year.

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But… I wanted to add a little something to them, something to deliver and keep them in; but still cost effective since this was a fundraiser. I looked online and locally for a little bag to keep them in to no avail.


So what did I do?

I bought fabric in the color I liked and sewed not 10, not 27, but 39 little gift bags! 

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The bags are so simple – just straight lines – I cranked them out within a couple hours including breaks.  And just in the nick of time, I might add, because  the day I started the bags the owner of my loaner sewing machine called and asked for the machine back .  Her four-year-old decided he was ready for a home-made cape! Can’t argue with that!


I guess it’s time to invest in a new sewing machine…

(sigh)

4 comments:

Jen said...

Those books are adorable. Do you make them yourself or order them from somewhere?

Golightly said...

I order them from my print lab. I absolutely love them (but I've said that already - lol)

carrie said...

THOSE are awesome. Yes, you need a new machine - you are on a roll, now!!

Cara said...

OMG love these! Would you share who you use to make these?

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