Saturday, October 29, 2011

Halloween Treat Bag from Paper Napkin

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I had gotten out all of the candy last evening that I had gotten over the past few weeks to get it ready for treat bags.  We live in an area where we don't get trick-or-treaters, but I make up bags for our neighbor's grandkids, another neighbor's twins, and our 2 grandaughters.  I also still give bags of candy to our grown kids and their significant others as well as my hubby.  :)  I hadn't bought treat bags for our granddaughters yet and was trying to decide if I wanted to make them or pick something up the next time I was out.  The napkins were sitting there in the napkin holder, so I thought I'd see what I could come up with.  So, here it is:

Materials Needed:
3 Paper Napkins
Scotch Tape
Thread
Scissors


Filled with goodies....waiting on Halloween night.  :) 



 I used 3 napkins


 I cut 2 sides off for handles
 I taped the handles about 1/4" on each side of the center

 I stitched across the top of each side to secure the handles
 I put the napkins, printed sides together and stitched from one side of the top around to the other side. 
 I boxed the corners and stitched 1" from the point

I trimmed off the point on each side, then carefully turned it right side out. 


You could do this for any occasion. 


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7 comments:

  1. What a cute idea! I never knewvyou could stitch the paper together. How strong is it? Thanks for visiting my arts and crafts blog hop. I am now following you!
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  2. Those bags are impossibly cute! I'm not very handy, but sure give a lot of crafts a try. This is one I think I can pull off! I'm hopping over from http://www.bargaingab.com. Thanks!

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  5. BRILLIANT! Stitching the napkins into a bag is genius! I love it!

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    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
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