The Laptop Lunch needed a bag..

5 09 2007

A bunch of us mamas of Sewing Mamas went together and did a group buy on Laptop Lunches via our web forum. We got a couple of them which was great but then the question arose on how to keep the food cold in the thing… So, I came up with this – Presenting the bento box carrier…

The pattern is self drafted.  I used it today for my fit&fresh bento, so the size worked out to be pretty versatile. The fabric is quilted on a light bat, then a core of insul-bright holds the cold in. The only thing I didn’t get done was handles, but I’ve yet to decide the best treatment at this point.

DD decided that the box held too much food for her to finish in the 15 minute allotment for lunch at school, so I guess I get it by default! Yay!

Advertisements

Actions

Information

3 responses

9 02 2008
Cande

We’re looking at getting a Laptop Lunch. How is your bag working? I’m trying to pursuade my 11-year-old son that this is a cool lunch system. ha!

18 12 2008
koolchicken

The sleeve looks great. I think I’ll make one for when I travel, otherwise I don’t need one. This looks like a great project for my collection of fat quarters. 🙂

I must say though 15 minutes for lunch is outrageous. Sounds like just enough time to scarf down a cookie and a soda. A sandwich, apple and yogurt would take longer to eat, but the students would come back to class recharged. 😦

10 08 2009
kathy dold

I love your bento box carrier. I was wondering if you sold them, because I can’t find any cute ones like this anywhere. I am going to purchase two bento boxes for my 2 girls for school this year.
Thank you,
kathy

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s




%d bloggers like this: