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Monkey Crayon Holder

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Author Precious Patterns
Price $3.99
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This sweet crayon holder is fun and very easy to make. The finished size is 5” x 8” when it is closed. It opens up to 5” x 16”. It holds a 16 pack of crayons. The monkey appliqué is simple to make, using machine stitching. Black and white buttons are sewn on for the eyes. The holder has ribbon ties on the side. It can also be made without the monkey appliqué on the cover, using a decorative fabric.

The crayon holder can be made for girls and boys. It is not recommended for children under the age of three.

The monkey design can also be appliquéd on bibs, t-shirts, onesies, tote bags, etc.

Materials Needed:

-Light to medium weight cotton print fabric – three different 1/4 yard pieces for front cover, lining & pocket
-Light to medium weight cotton solid fabric – 4 1/2” x 6” tan rectangle for monkey’s face & ears
- 2 1/2” x 4” medium brown rectangle for top of monkey’s head
-Fusible fleece – 1/4 yard
-Sewing thread – black & color that coordinates with fabrics
-3/8” to 5/8” Ribbon – two 10” pieces of a coordinating color for ties
-Buttons with two holes – two 7/16” black buttons & two 5/8” white buttons (black buttons are sewn on top of white buttons to make eyes)

There are seven pages of instructions, two pages of patterns and twenty-seven photographs.

*Note: These are downloadable instructions for making a crayon tote. Pattern pieces are not included for tote portion. Measurements are given for cutting. Pattern for monkey applique is included. Since it is a download, you will receive this by email and it will also be located in the "My Library" section of your user account immediately after purchase.

by Sharpe, Donna
on July 31st, 2013

Easy and perfect for long car rides!

by Yelland, Amanda
on May 21st, 2013

Great back to school gift or to make to use for travelling in the summer.

by Mitchell, Lynn
on November 17th, 2012

cute and easy!

by Barron, Alice
on June 12th, 2012

Super cute and easy to make.

by Slight, Carol
on February 17th, 2012

Wonderful pattern. Recommend any pattern from these clever ladies. A+

by Carol
on August 1st, 2001

I've just finished making 5 of these crayon holders, they are so easy to make thanks to the easy to follow instructions, they look great :) thanks Mary....keep those patterns coming!


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