Loading... Please wait...

Fabric Gift Card Bag Tutorial

Posted

Example

The other day I was in Anthropologie and signed up for their Anthro card. The cashier handed it to me in this cute little bag. I thought it was such a nice touch and would be a fun way to present gift cards or other small items like soaps, nail polish, and jewelry for a friend's birthday, hostess gift, shower gift, etc. It looked simple to make too, so I gave it a try! Here's how it's done:

STEP1
Cut a piece of fabric 7.5"w x 6"h. Make a quarter inch snip on each side of the fabric 1.25" from the top. Fold the wrong sides together and press.

STEP2
Fold the top down on itself about 1/4" and press, then fold again on itself even with the snips you made, hiding all the raw edges. Press again. Cut a piece of cord at least 16". Hint: It is easier at this point to insert your cord before sewing the seam instead of trying to thread it through after. Sew along the bottom edge, being careful not to catch the cord in your seam.

STEP3
Fold the right sides together and sew a quarter inch seam around the two open sides.

FINISHED_BAG
Turn the bag right side out, tie your cord together at the ends, and you're done! I added a little bead to mine to finish it off. There are so many things you can do with this little bag! You can make up several in no time at all and keep them on hand for your next special occasion.

View Comments


Fourth of July Flag Bow Tutorial

This fun bow is easy to make and just in time for the 4th!What you'll need:1.5" ribbon in both blue/white polka dot and red/white striped ribbonscissorsneedle and sewing threadhot glue gunmarking penhair cliplighter or fray checkStep 1 Start by measuring and marking your ribbon. Cut 1 striped piece 5" long. Cut another striped piece 18.25" long. [...]

Read More »


Easy Last Minute Teacher Gifts

If you're like me, the end of the school year sneaks up on you. And it gets CRAZY busy...or maybe it's just me that gets crazy... This week I needed teacher gifts QUICK. But still I wasn't willing to just phone it in with a candle or something I picked up in a hurry at [...]

Read More »


Mini Birdseed Wreath Tutorial

Mother's Day is in just a few days, and this year I decided to make little gifts for all the moms on our block. After all, they've all watched my kids at some point... It takes, a village, ya know? These are simple to make, but it does take a little planning ahead. You don't [...]

Read More »


Crochet Beaded Necklace Tutorial

My mom's birthday was this past week, and I wanted to give her something special. I couldn't think of anything to buy, so I decided to make her gift. I didn't have much time, so I immediately thought about making her a necklace. Now, I am not a jewelry maker. At all. But I do [...]

Read More »


Neath the Wreath 2014

The Junior League of Collin County will host its 19th annual `Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market, November 5-9, 2014 at the Plano Centre in Plano, Texas. We have attended this show for many years and we are excited to be here once again and look forward to see you! Event Dates November 5 - 9th 2014 Address: Plano [...]

Read More »


Three, Two, One!

Welcome to our new site! We thought it was time for a much needed facelift. We wanted to streamline and simplify things to make it a happier and easier shopping experience for you. There are still some things we are tweaking, so if you see something weird, never fear - we are on it! Meanwhile, [...]

Read More »




 

Recent Updates

Connect with us

Newsletter