This was a present for the son of one of my best friend's so it's nice to use special fabrics for special people! I chose this book as it was one of Harris's favourites when he was 3/4 years old - we now read the Jolly Rodgers chapter books but he still likes the picture books too of course.
So lets get to the tutorial! It is called the Kids Washbag Tutorial from Handmade Jane. Obviously it is meant for waterproof fabrics but the tutorial works just as well to make bags for all other purposes. The one I made for my son is used to transport Lego, cars and other toys when we go on holiday. The elephant one was used as a book bag but with the intention it would work as a toy bag too. I've made some before and will definitely make them again! I made my son's one to match his pencil case but now he's asked if he can have another pencil case so that he can have one in his school bag and one at home so maybe I'll make another drawstring bag to match a new pencil case. This time he's requested superhero fabric so I'll need to do some shopping for this one!