Road Trip Case Pattern


You'll take it with you wherever you go.  This case is for anyone!  Get organized!

  • pocket option for rubber band looms (specifically Rainbow Loom) and case/or additional loom
  • pocket option with flaps, great for anything from crayons to sewing notions, embroidery or cross stitch goodies
  • see-through vinyl pocket to quickly see what you have
  • portable and easy to customize
[store sewing, cross stitch, or embroidery notions too!]

Materials needed:

FQ= fat quarter (18" x 22")
+ additional fabric necessary if using directional print
  • 1 FQ exterior main 
  • 1 FQ main lining 
  • 1 FQ interior pockets 
  • 1 FQ interior accents 
  • 13.5’’ x 18’’ cotton canvas 
  • 12.5’’ x 17’’ cotton batting 
  • 2 yards 1/2’’ double fold bias tape 
  • 14’’ x 10’’ 16-gauge clear vinyl 
  • 12’’ zipper
  • 1’’ wide elastic 
  • 1/4’’ wide elastic (for long pocket version) 
  • 3 buttons 
  • (for alternate pocket) 3/4’’ wide hook & loop tape - 6’’ 
  • 3 elastic hair ties (if not making fabric loops) 
  • scraps of fusible interfacing

[plastic case for rubber bands is by CraftMates, called Lockables.  This particular size is a 7 compartment case.  You can find them at Michaels and Joanns (mine was in the jewelry section for about $3). Or check online: Create for Less.]

 [hang it over a door knob when you're at home!]

[sewing case for me, see separate post here]

Skill level:
Great for an advanced beginner and beyond, although it could be tackled by an adventurous beginner!

+ approx. finished dimensions:
13.5” wide, 9’’ tall (12.5’’ including handles),
18’’ tall when fully opened

By purchasing this pattern, I also give you (the purchaser of this pattern) the rights to sell Road Trip cases made using this pattern (on a home based scale). This is an 9 page PDF pattern with full size print-at-home pattern pieces (although most pieces are rotary cut and all dimensions given), and includes detailed step-by-step instructions with detailed illustrations.

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  1. This is AWESOME!!! Seriously! Such great fabrics too :)

  2. love this!! you are so so clever!!:)

  3. This is so great--so nice and tidy. I love the fabric selections and those happy faces!

  4. Heheh....wonder where that name came from?:) It really is a great pattern!

  5. Brilliant! So excited to get mine.

  6. The one for the Rainbow Loom is genius!

  7. Looooooove this! gorgeous pattern dear!!!!!!

    p.s. new look around here - nice!

  8. I just purchased your pattern. I saw it on fb and couldn't resist :)))) I will probably make one for my daughters loom and for myself one for my sewing utensils...Ohhh and probably many more

  9. I have had such success with your divided basket pattern I just had to get this too! I think it will make some lovely pressies :)

  10. Soooo awesome, Anna! Your girlies are adorable.

  11. Absolutely love it!! Very nice!:)

  12. So excited to make one of these. Hopefully this weekend!

  13. Totally clever! It belongs to my "must have" category...

  14. OK, I think I'm an official Noodlehead Patterns collector now! ;-)

  15. So excited to make this Anna! Going to make one today for my oldest daughter and then maybe one for me!

  16. This is super cute. Just purchased the pattern and looking forward to making like...TODAY! It will probably take me 3 hours to select fabrics LOL but that's okay...I'm super excited! Thanks!!

  17. Lovely prints. My sister and I used to bond over activities like this before. We'd made DIY bags, quilts and aprons. We had so much fun back then. Thanks for sharing

  18. Hi. Just found you via A Life In Lists. This bag looks great - I can see myself making one for my son's cars and colouring pencils. And maybe one for me too...

  19. I bought the pattern and am excited to try it! I really love how you pull all different kinds of fabrics together.

  20. I've been meaning to comment on this all week Anna, but better late than never, right? Anyway, congrats on another great pattern! I love how useful this is, and those fabrics are perfect!

  21. I love this! We need a way to contain the rainbow loom and supplies! :)

  22. I love this project! Made one for my daughter the other day. Thank you for making the pattern!

  23. I cannot wait to get started with this pattern! The pic with the loom bands sold it to me, as I am a Momma who spends most of her day picking those little suckers up! ;) x


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