How toDIY Fabric Gift Bags
10 steps
What you’ll need
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10” x 20” Piece Of Fabric
1 roll
Ribbon (I used 3/8” but you can use any size if you account for it in the encasing)
Basic Sewing Supplies
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Cut fabric out at 20”x 10” or desired size
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Fold long edges in to wrong side by 1/4”. Iron in place. Fold again another 1/4”. Iron.
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Fold short edge under 1/4” to wrong side. Iron. Fold down again at 5/8” or more depending on ribbon.
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Stitch both short sides down close to folded edge.
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Fold fabric in half, right sides together, match up edges and pin.
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Stitch down long edges, starting right below the stitching of the encasing.
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Turn bag right sides out.
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Using a safety pin, thread elastic through encasing, until both ends are on one side.
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Fill bag with treats or gifts, pull ribbon tight and tie.
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Happy Sewing and Gifting Friends!
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