Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Washable Travel Coloring Mat with Color Me Fabric


When I saw Crystal's tutorial for a travel coloring mat made with the Color Me Fabric, I just knew I had to make one for my 3 year old. Her tutorial was is very nicely written and is very easy to follow.

Nora loves coloring, so this is the perfect, since I can let her color it and then throw it in the wash and it's ready for coloring again. This has been Nora's favorite Christmas gift

I pre-washed all of my fabrics so there would be no shrinking when washing. The Ultra Washable Crayola markers work great and come out in the wash. I wash the mat on a cold cycle and let it air dry. (Note: sometime the orange and red don't always come out completely this is why I air dry, so I don't set the colors.)




 It has been quite fun watching Nora color and seeing her coloring improve each time I wash her mat. I should probably make another one so I have a spare in my bag at all times.

Happy Sewing!

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4 comments:

  1. Or you should make one so Holly can buy it. ;)

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    1. Well I currently have enough Color Me fabric to make 3 more, so I'm sure we could arrange something!

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  2. That's such a cute idea!! And your daughter looks like she's really enjoying playing with her coloring mat :)

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