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Magical Cruise Vacation Fish Extender or Wall Organizer for Exchanging Gifts Onboard with other passengers. FE Sewing PDF

Magical Cruise Vacation Fish Extender or Wall Organizer for Exchanging Gifts Onboard with other passengers. FE Sewing PDF

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This is NOT a finished item. This is a PDF sewing pattern that you can buy to make your own Fish Extenders. There is no refund on purchased PDF Patterns due to the nature of their delivery. The pdf file is available immediately following your purchase. You can join with a group of other Magical cruise-goers and participate in exchanging small gifts during the cruise, but you will need what is called a "Fish Extender" to do that. A Fish Extender is a group of pockets, on a piece of material that hangs from the metal "fish" that is outside your stateroom door. The top portion is where you put your family name (because you will exchange first and last names, sex, ages of everyone participating from your cabin) and each pocket will have their first names. Gift givers tuck in gifts for each person participating as often as every day, or once during the cruise, depending on which you select. It is like a secret Santa idea, except it can happen ANY time of the year. You can purchase Fish Extenders from other sellers here on Etsy, but I wanted to provide a sewing pattern for one for those who like to make their own things. I do not have a fancy embroidery machine, most of us don't, but most of us can figure out how to print out a customized set of names to slip in the clear pockets on the Fish Extender. You can choose fabric that coordinates, or different fabrics that represent each person. You will find dozens of different popular character fabrics out there. I chose a nautical print for mine because I also want to use them as a wall organizer after my cruise. Why is this Fish Extender better than many of those out there that you can buy? I have added simple loops, deep pockets that also expand, allowed more space between the pockets --all designed to hold more stuff! These elastic loops are perfect for holding pens, tubes, lollipops, and even a carabineer that will hold all the key chains, or mug handles, leaving more space inside the pockets! All the pockets are interfaced for strength and durability. It is flexible so it will be easy to pack. The pattern is available for instant download following payment so you can buy it now and start it now. You can afford to make them specific to your cruise for special holidays, a wedding, a birthday, etc. You will learn about sewing with vinyl, installing grommets, and using trims. I would suggest this pattern for a Confident Beginner. Measurements of the Fish Extender: 36" long, 8" wide Expandable pockets are 8" wide at the base, expanding to 9 1/4" at top: 7 3/4" deep Materials needed: Base Fabric: ¼ yard, 42-44” wide* Focus Fabric: Fat Quarter 42-44” wide, or ½ yard, 36” wide Clear Vinyl: remnant or ¼ yard, with tissue paper Package of 1” color-coordinated elastic Package of color-coordinated Rick Rack 29”-length of three coordinating ribbons 3x carabineers 1 package double fold Seam Binding Grommet Kit (with anvil and base) Bottle of Fray Check (seal ends of trims and around grommet if you want) hammer straight pins water soluble marker Check my other listings for some great ideas for Fish Extender gifts that you can make at home!: Slender Wallet: Pretty Little Zippered Pouch: Travel Trio Set: Embroidered Felt Pocket Tissue Case: Small Fabric Gifts pattern: Embroidered Star Ornaments: Card/Pass Case: Clear View ID Key Chain Wallet: Adjustable three-layer Face Masks with Filter Pocket: My Refillable Mug Carrier: Thank you for visiting 4girlsdesigns today! Have a delightful cruise with your Fish Extender! Use it at home or in the RV to help organize. 2010-2021(C)4girlsdesigns



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