Now that the birthday party has passed, I can show you the rest of the gift. It was all Dr. Seuss themed.
I've made a commitment to not using wrapping paper or paper bags. I saw a post from Soulemama at Christmas one year about wrapping presents in fabric and I've now decided to do the same.
We don't give a lot of gifts in our family, at least not tangible gifts. They're mainly reserved for the little kids. Instead, for the adults, we've made a commitment to engaging and spending time with each other as our gift. We decide on an activity and go and do it as a family.
As for the fabric bag, I used a tutorial I got from Make It Perfect. The tutorial is for a see-though bag, but I just omitted the see-though plastic and followed the rest of the directions. It came together in about 30 minutes. Admittedly, it was the second bag I made, so I did have some prior experience making one.
I also made this bag larger to accommodate the book and the quilt. I figure it will make a good toy bag or a whatever bag. Those are always useful!
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