Instagram post by @sandysandvik Sandra Sandvik

Another finish!! Bodobo Box Bag by Ticklegrass Designs (Natalie Rawlinson). The patter has 4 sizes and this is the large size. A little bit bigger and my husband said he would like it for his shaving bag ( maybe with waterproof lining ). Really interesting pattern to sew together but once done no raw seams! Fabric from quilt store in Summerland BC - best store in the Okanagan!!
What does Bodobo name mean?
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10 Comments

  • 36w ago rstogether rstogether

    Ooh - in waxed canvas!

  • 36w ago ticklegrassdesigns ticklegrassdesigns

    Absolutely beautiful! 💖 Your workmanship is top-notch! 👍 I totally need some of that fabric, who makes it? The pattern only has 3 different sizes - small, medium and large, but options to add handles to the the large and medium. The fabric allowance listed in the pattern will make 1 small, 2 medium and 1 large. Modifying the pattern to make a larger one for your husband would not be difficult at all, just add an inch or two to the large bag dimensions and cut bigger box corner squares. These are so fun to experiment with!!! 😃 Bodobo is a silly word I made up years ago that basically describes the satisfaction I get from creating something - the process and/or finished product. 😁. Thanks for posting your beautiful Bodobo!!!!! 😊

  • 36w ago lovedtopieces lovedtopieces

    Congrats Sandra ... your Bodobo is beautiful! You did an awesome job! Thank you for posting a pic so we get to see. Isn't it fun and gratifying when your husband requests a handmade shaving kit? Iron-on vinyl works well for a nearly waterproof bag. Happy sewing!

  • 36w ago sandysandvik sandysandvik

    @lovedtopieces yes it is the first time husband had requested something in a long time - must find fabric with shaving pics😊 did you see my Oberlin tote pic as well😊❤️

  • 36w ago sandysandvik sandysandvik

    @ticklegrassdesigns Bodobo is a mouth full to say when finishing a project but catchy😊looking for selvage on my fabric to tell you who made it🙄

  • 36w ago sandysandvik sandysandvik

    @sandysandvik can't find selvedge but will keep looking lol but I bought it at Cherry Tree quilts in Summerland this past June so maybe @cherrytreequilts will be able to tell us the name of both?

  • 36w ago lololollygram lololollygram

    You have been busy!!

  • 36w ago sandysandvik sandysandvik

    @ticklegrassdesigns the large triangle print is Cotton And Steel Mesa and the lining with small triangles "might" be C&S as well 😊

  • 36w ago ticklegrassdesigns ticklegrassdesigns

    @sandysandvik thank you so much!!! 😄 I hope I can find some!

  • 35w ago cherrytreequilts cherrytreequilts

    Looks great!

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