Children's Playmat Bag

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Have you ever been frustrated by your children's toys be scattered all over the floor? Have you ever stepped on a toy that made you mutter several words that would earn you a time-out? The Children's Playmat Bag is a quick solution to get those toys up off the floor - and it is so easy your kids can do it themselves!

Supplies:

Scissors

Wooden skewer or metal clothes hanger

Sewing machine or needle and thread

String or para cord (length will depend on your project, this tutorial is using a 20 ft para cord)

Old blanket or fitted sheet

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Step 1: Sew Hem

Sew a hem all the way around your old blanket or sheet. The hem should be wide enough to accommodate your chosen string.

Step 2: String It Up!

Using your wooden skewer or metal hanger push your string through the hem you just sewed around the blanket.

Step 3: Cut Spare Length

Once you have pulled your string through the hem cut off any extra length (leave about 6 inches) and tie a knot at each end to prevent the string from being pulled out of the blanket.

Step 4: Use It!

Lay your blanket flat on the ground where your child will be playing.

Step 5: Playmat to Bag Transformation

When your child is done play simply leave the toys on top of the blanket and pull the strings tight which will form a bag. Voila! Quick, easy cleanup and portability!

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    jessyratfink

    4 weeks ago

    Nicely done and so simple :)