While you and the kids were frantically stuffing your suitcases with sunblock, sandals, and swimsuits, the editors at FaveQuilts were compiling a list of our most helpful travel quilts to organize your summer travels. Whether you are jetting off to tropical beaches or packing up the car for a weekend camping trip, these handy children’s quilted tote bags, fabric clutches, and cozy bed rolls are creative ways to make this year’s summer vacation less stressful for parents and more fun for the kids.
Crazy Quilt Ipod Case — Stuck in the car with cranky teenagers? Give them this Crazy Quilt Ipod Case to remind them of how “cool” you really are. This travel quilt project is a great way to use up your scrap fabrics and make a colorful crazy quilt pattern case to protect an Ipod on the go.
Play Anywhere Toy Car Carrier — Create this Play Anywhere Toy Car Carrier to keep your little guys entertained while waiting during your flight’s layover. Although kid’s quilt patterns for boys are hard to come by, this nifty quilted project pouch will delight your son and keep his toys organized.
Travel Jewelry Clutch — If you’re traveling to a fancy wedding, use this cute Travel Jewelry Clutch to protect all of your valuable jewelry. For added interest, pick your own fun and flashy fabric to make this useful quilted purse project extra glamorous.
DIY Bed Roll — Nothing is worse than a sleepy, cranky child on vacation. Save yourself from dealing with tears and tantrums by quilting this travel nap mat for your child. This awesome DIY quilted nap mat is super easy to store and is especially great for overnight car rides.
Fat Quarter Gypsy Bag – If your craft workspace is overflowing with fat quarters, consider this spacious patchwork quilt tote bag as your next quilted overnight bag. Feel free to use the multiple pockets of this Fat Quarter Gypsy Bag to store toiletries, clothes, and anything else you might need while out of town!
Ready to Go Sewing Caddy— Traveling with loose quilt supplies in your bag is messy and dangerous. What is a vacationing quilter to do? Quilt yourself a mini quilt organizer of course! Use scrap fat quarters to make this Ready To Go Sewing Caddy and finally organize all your needles and fabrics inside of this fantastic small quilt project.
A Walk in the Woods Mini Tote — Let your child bring along their favorite classic fairytale with this precious children’s quilted tote bag. The rich red fabric and happy storybook nine patch pattern are sure to be a hit amongst little girls in need of a little courage during their first time at sleep-away camp.
Thanks to your hard work on these small quilt projects, the kids are organized, the quilted bag is packed, and the Ipod is secure. That means it’s finally time to enjoy the summer sunshine and relax on vacation.