Thursday, October 20, 2011

Hallowe’en Treat Bag Holder

This will be a very quick tutorial on how to construct the little treat bags shown here.  I'm in such a mess and still have to pack to get to Vancouver for the weekend............eeeeeek!!

Materials needed:   P1120424 copy
6” x 6” piece of  designer paper
Two (2) coordinating pcs of C/S -- 4” x 1 1/2”
Two (2) 6” pieces narrow ribbon.
4 brads
Double sided tape and glue
thin piece of velcro (for closure)
Scor Pal or scoring tool
Directions: P1120454
  • Score 6” DP at:  2.5” and 3.5”  - rotate 90 degrees.
  • Score at: 1” and 5”.
  • Valley fold all score lines.
  • Working with one of the 2 1/2” scorelines………  Fold the top right corner down to meet the vertical scoreline – work your bone folder to make a nice crisp creases –
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  • You will now have fold lines that resemble two intersecting V’s.
  • Fold matching top and bottom of bag.P1120473
  • Pinch center folds together to form P1120475a triangle.

  • Apply a small piece of d/s tape to each inside corner.P1120476  Fold flap over and adhere to body of bag.  Put aside for now. 
  • Score 4” x 1 1/2” pieces in half lengthwise at 3/4”.  (If you cut a little wider you can border punch the edges).
  • Adhere strips to top of bag.  Punch holes at each of 4 corners and add handles.  I used 1/4” strips of suede paper.  (ribbon)  Add Velcro Closure and treats.t P1120477
  • Decorate front as signature

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