Camping Shower Totes and Toiletry Lanyards

7 Jul

Shower tote and toiletry lanyard with text

My latest sewing project (and Craftsy Pattern) was making shower totes and shower lanyards for my daughter and her family for when they go camping.  For the totes, she wanted it large enough to hold a bath towel, flip flops and a change of clothes.  For the lanyard, she found this idea from thepopupprincess.  

Toiletry Lanyard pic

We both loved the idea, but wanted to be able to add more items like a razor, tooth paste and tooth brush, so I designed these clip on mesh bags.  Here’s how they look hanging from the campsite shower.

Katie, the three grandkids and I went fabric shopping and here’s how everyone’s tote bag and lanyard turned out…the kids picked out their own fabric (in their favorite color) and couldn’t wait for me to make them.

Cadens Ninja Turtle Tote and Lanyard

Here’s Caden’s Ninja Turtle Shower Tote bag and lanyard. We found the clip on bottles at Joanns for $1.00 which had hand gel in them that she replaced with her own shampoo, bath gel and cream rinse.  I have to say I liked Caden’s the best…love the vibrant green!

Kylans Super Heros Tote and Lanyard

Here’s Kylan’s Super Hero Shower Tote bag and lanyard.

Kinzleys Pink Princess Tote and Lanyard

Here’s Kinzley’s Pink Princess…had to be pink…Shower Tote bag and lanyard.

Katies Purple Tote and Lanyard

This is Katie’s purple Shower Tote bag and lanyard.  

Daves Blue Tote and Lanyard

Lastly, here’s Dave’s Shower Tote bag and lanyard.

Totes Hanging in camper

Here they all are neatly hanging in their pop up camper, ready to go!  The lanyards are kept in the inside zipper pocket.

Family Off To The Showers

Here’s the Mitchell family at Cedar Point KOA campsite heading for the showers with their new tote bags and shower lanyards.   Katie said they worked out great, having everyone’s shower stuff in one place.

I have to say I really enjoyed sewing these!  They were really easy and each one turned out so nice.  Katie (and the kids) did a great job picking out the fabrics.

To make your own Shower Tote and Toiletry Lanyard, visit my Craftsy Pattern Store.

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6 Responses to “Camping Shower Totes and Toiletry Lanyards”

  1. Becca Kohn July 7, 2015 at 10:51 PM #

    Love this! What a great idea!

  2. Regina Roza July 27, 2015 at 8:09 AM #

    I absolutely love this post Peg…you are quite creative and I’ve made a PDF outta this one for my bag library! Creativity is truly a gift from God…thank you so much for sharing it with us!!

    • pegeads July 27, 2015 at 8:15 AM #

      Regina, thank you, you’re so kind!

  3. Suzanne January 29, 2016 at 4:45 PM #

    Wondering if you do the tote and lanyard to order? I have zero sewing talent, but a pop up camper and a family of four. Love what you’ve done!

    • pegeads February 1, 2016 at 8:09 AM #

      Suzanne, thank you for your nice comment, but I’m sorry to say my schedule is really full right now and I can’t commit to sewing you my totes and lanyards.

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