9.09.2011

tool box & template

I sewed Luke a tool box yesterday afternoon. I thought I'd share the template I made too, just in case anyone wanted it. In year or so I'll make a slightly larger version that will be its own stand alone toy he can play with.
When you're making the tool box, you'll wan to cut out one full piece for the back (although this isn't necessary if you're sewing it onto a quiet book page, but I thought it looked a little nicer) and then cut on the lines and cut one top piece and one bottom piece. This way your tool box will open!
tool box quiet book page + free template
tool box quiet book page + free template
When you're making objects that will be 3-D, I've found it's easiest to cut out just one outline of the shape, then sew it onto a large square. Afterwards, you can cut around the shape to finish it off. This keeps your pieces from slipping all over the place. Maybe I'm the only one who has trouble with that, but anytime I try and sew two same-size pieces together, they always end up off center! tool box quiet book page + free template
 You'll see on the template I had originally planned to sew block letters onto the tool box. I decided not to at the last minute, because I thought I could always swap out the tools for plates, forks, & food and have it be a lunch box instead. You know, in case tools ever get boring!
 template:
edit:// Template by request. Leave a comment w/ your email and I'll send it to you!

42 comments:

  1. I would love to have the template! My email is jillbishop08@gmail.com Hopefully you check this, I know it's been a while since you posted. Thanks!

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  2. I would love to use your template! My email is eclecticlamb@gmail.com

    Thanks!

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  3. I would love to have a template of the toolbox. I am doing a quiet book for my grandson who loves Bob the Builder. This would make the perfect page to add. My email is pattipollard@clearwire.net
    Thanks,

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  4. I would love a template as well! knight727@gmail.com

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  5. I would love the template! My email is Katie.turner112@gmail.com
    Thank you for sharing!

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  6. I would love the template! My email is Katie.turner112@gmail.com
    Thank you for sharing!

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  7. I would love the template! My email is Katie.turner112@gmail.com
    Thank you for sharing!

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  8. I would love the template! My email is Katie.turner112@gmail.com
    Thank you for sharing!

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  9. I would love the template! My email is Katie.turner112@gmail.com
    Thank you for sharing!

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  10. I would love your template please: tschropfer at gmail.com

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  11. This is wonderful! Thanks for sharing :) My email is mlmosback@gmail.com

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  12. I'd love to include this in my daughters quiet book, thanks!

    thetravelbugtribe@gmail.com

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  13. May I please have the template? It is too cute!

    ellenbrom@shaw.ca

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  14. First attempt at a quiet book. I would love any help I can get.
    KLR2770@Hotmail.com

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  15. I would LOVE this template. My email is footefam2000@hotmail.com

    Thanks so much!

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  16. i would LOVE a copy of your template! my email id erinandjosh83@gmail.com

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  17. I would love your toolbox template! THANKS!

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    1. Hi Kirstin-
      I'd love to send the template to you! Your account isn't connected to an email address, and you didn't leave one in your comment. If you'll send me one at herthreadedneedle@gmail.com, I'll get it over to you right away!
      Rachel

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  18. I would love this template! WOuld you please send it to me at hdyoung72@gmail.com

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  19. I would like a template. My email is kapineau10@gmail.com. This would be great for my son when he is outside watching daddy use the tools!

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  20. I would like a template. My email is greple99@gmail.com. Thank you!!

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  21. Please send me the toolbox template. Thanks so much for sharing.
    pstokes@windstream.net

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  22. I would love the toolbox template. My email is danielle.demott22@gmail.com. Thanks for sharing!

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  23. I would love the toolbox template. My email is frans.goossens@telenet.be. Thanks for sharing

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  24. template please! jessicalynn1916@juno.com

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  25. Template please! jrhazen419@gmail.com

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  26. would love the template to make this for my grandson. cherylpetit@hotmail.com

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  27. Template please! Lindsey at chileanita@gmail.com Thanks!

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  28. Please send a template to spitznail@gmail.com. Thank you!

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  29. Oh please please send me thw template dor this. It would go great with my nephews book im doing..its so stinking cute. Mrskristy312@yahoo.com

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  30. Hi, I would like to have the template!
    chroni_angie@yahoo.gr

    Thank you!!

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  31. Do you still have the template, this is great for my Grandson
    wlt27@hotmail.com

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  33. Hello! Please send me the template for your toolbox quiet book page! My email is kwise00 (at) yahoo.com. Thank you!

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  34. Hello! Please send me the template for your toolbox quiet book page! My email is kwise00 (at) yahoo.com. Thank you!

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  35. Jillian,
    Would you please send me the template for the tool box. My email is pkniemitz@gmail.com
    Thank you
    Trish Niemitz

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  36. Would you please send me the template? Tank you. My email is clicknessa@hotmail.com

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  37. Template please. My son-in-law is a mechanic and my grandsons would LOVE this. Thanks! usingmygift@gmail'com

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  38. This is such a cute idea! Thanks for sharing! I would love the pattern. Dcp789@hotmail.com

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  39. I would love to have the pattern..bumpetyboocarter@aol.com

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  40. So cute! I'd love the pattern for my grandsons. chylden@gmail.com

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  41. i would love the patterns starlight517@gmail.com

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