How To Make A Wonder(ful) Cuppa Coffee To Go

Lazies, It never ceases to amaze me what you do with my designs. Lish Seem (one of our Yahoo Lazies) shares her ‘Wonder Cuppa’ in our next ‘Show Us Your Lazy’ project feature.

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Lish’s ‘Wonder Cuppa’, ready for immediate gifting and sipping.

Here’s Lish:
On Wednesday, while relaxing in my chair…my brain jumped awake and said “I know what we can make for L and J’s birthdays next week”!!!

My body tried to totally ignore the brain… but you know how persistent they can be sometimes…so I proceeded to listen.

My brain suddenly remembered the Moda coffee fabric that was quietly sitting in my stash.

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Lotta Latte Coffee Cups Brown 19121 11 Moda #1
Lotta Latte Coffee Beans Brown 19124 16 Moda #1

My brain decided that the Wonder Wallet, made from that fabric could easily become an emergency coffee kit for my coffee-drinking friends!!

Hmmmmmmm so the ‘Wonder Cuppa’ was born!

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The Wonder Cuppa was born. You can’t make just one!

The emergency coffee kit is a Wonder Wallet made using Lazy Girl Designs’ pattern (LGD211), loaded with coffee goodies. The kit consist of: a Folgers coffee bag, a tea bag, an individual creamer packet, a sugar packet, a substitute sweetener packet, a stir stick and a napkin.

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Coffee anyone?

The coffee bag is a single serve dippitinhotwater thingy and they are actually pretty good. The kit could very easily be adapted to a tea drinker by changing the fabric to some of that cute teacup stuff. I just love Wonder Wallets!!!

For variations on this theme, I think medical fabric would make a nice little first aid kit. Perfect for a purse or glove compartment or even a little ones’ back pack.

I also thought about making one out of barbecue fabric and putting in catsup, salt, pepper, maybe some mustard packets so you have what you need when you are eating on the run. Oh man!

These things are just so darn cute! I made three. One for each of the girls for a present and one for the Christmas box…. remember that?? Only 21 weekends left til Christmas! I also updated the blog and photo site with new stuff too. It’s been a good, productive weekend….hopefully the next week will be too!
- Lazy Girl Lish S from Indiana (I’m just tickled pink, actually, coffee brown.)

Thanks Lish! You can follow along with Lish’s adventures on her blog here and her flickr site here.

Enjoy!
Joan

Fabric images courtesy of Moda Fabrics.

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11 Responses to “How To Make A Wonder(ful) Cuppa Coffee To Go”

  1. Penny — July 30, 2007 @ 8:27 am

    Lish I just love the idea of the coffee kits, all of us with that addiction need that in our purses and desks and bedrooms and cars……. The W/W is perfect for all sorts of things like you suggested, my Mom has one I made her with breast cancer ribbons on it for all her medical cards & i made my Dad one for his list of medicines and his VA card so they can keep them separate from there usual wallets. Love the coffee fabric my brain is stirring pardon the pun!

    Penny

  2. Carol Baum — July 30, 2007 @ 10:13 am

    I love the coffee Wonder Wallet. I am going to make tea ones for my friends for Christmas.

  3. Pat Sloan — August 3, 2007 @ 1:15 pm

    Hey Joan!!!!! Waving back at ya sweetheart!!!! You have got lots of fun stuff going on here, that Hello Kitty is something else! And your readers are very clever, love the coffee saver idea… smart!

    Smooches!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. mary — January 7, 2008 @ 9:13 am

    How do you get these patterns

  5. Kathy Stewart — April 11, 2008 @ 6:14 pm

    Love the ideas that I saw and am interested in the patterns if you share or sell. Thanks

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    Hi Kathy, All of our patterns are available for sale through quilt shops or many online retailers. Click the ‘Where To Buy’ link at the top of our blog to find a list of these stores.
    Thanks,
    Joan

  6. Lisa — June 23, 2008 @ 11:40 am

    I love the Wonder Wallet! I walk with a cane, so carrying a purse is tough. I’m able to carry a WW in my pocket with everything I need. I also got the brilliant idea that the WW would make a great personal first aid kit for my son–who is a boy scout. I used red fabric, and it is the perfect size to hold a piece of moleskin (for foot issues), a couple of band aids, a packet of antibiotic ointment, and the coin pocket holds a couple of ibuprofen or allergy pills perfectly–after they’ve been wrapped in aluminum foil. It fits in his pocket and he can carry it everywhere. I made one for each of the boys in his boy scout troop–and their parents. It’s come in handy on more than one occasion. Thanks for the WW! It’s great!

  7. Adriana Fantes — July 5, 2008 @ 12:32 pm

    I just love the coffee to go Wonderwallet. I ordered the wallet and am starting on my christmas presents.
    Love it
    Adriana

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