Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

Pretty little bedside caddy
Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

I have a lot of things that seem to pile up around my bed at night like my Kindle, medication, TV remote, and other odds and ends so I thought I would put together this easy to make pretty little bedside caddy to put all of my odds and ends together in one place. This is the perfect remnant project.  I used a few of my stash of remnants for this project. If you do not have a stash like mine I recommend Fabric.com and Hobby Lobby as great places for a wide range of the perfect fabrics for this project. This post contains affiliate links that if you click on them and make a purchase I may receive a small commission at no extra charge to you.

What you will Need:

  • 3/4 yd. Main fabric
  • 3/4 yd. Second coordinating fabric
  • 1/2 yd. Third coordinating fabric
  • 3/4 yd. fusible fleece
  • Standard Sewing Supplies
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What you will Need: Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

Step 1: Cut your fabrics

Cut your fabrics as follows:

  • Main fabric and one piece of fleece 18″ x 34″
  • Second fabric 18″ x 34″
  • Third fabric ( large Pocket)  and one piece of fleece 16″ x 8″ x 2
  • Main fabric (small pocket) and One piece of fleece 15″ x 7″ x 2 pieces

Step 2: fuse the fleece

Fuse the fleece to the main fabric, large pocket piece, and small pocket piece.

Pretty Little Bedside Caddy
Fuse the fleece to the wrong side of the Main Fabric

Step 3: Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

With right sides together sew the main fabric and the second coordinating fabric together using 1/4″ seam allowance leaving an opening to turn.  Turn right sides out and press. Turn under the bottom of the piece 1/3 – 1/2 way and stitch the sides using a 1/4″ seam allowance.  Turn right sides out.  You can choose at this point which color you want to be your pocket color at this point.  

Turn right side out and press

Step 4: Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

Sew the large pocket with right sides together leaving an opening for turning.  Sew the small pocket the same way.  Turn the pockets right side out.  Top stitch along the top edge of each pocket.  Top stitch the openings closed.

Step 5: Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

Place the small pocket onto the large pocket and sew two lines four inches in from either side to delineate smaller pockets.

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Add the Pockets

Step 6: Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

Place the large and small pockets on top of the main part of the Caddy at the bottom and top stitch all the way around except the top.  Add any embellishments you like.  I cut a small flower from the secondary fabric to use as an applique using Pellon Wonder under.

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Add an applique to one of the pockets

 

Step 7: Pretty Little Bedside Caddy

Place the long end of the bedside caddy under your mattress so your pockets hang down and fill with your own odds and ends.

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Place the Caddy under the Mattress with the Pockets Hanging Down

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5 Comments

  1. If you pace wrong sides together, see and turn right side out, how did you get two different pieces in your picture? When I do that it just creates a pillowcase looking piece.

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