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Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Reusable Gift Bag



When I saw Danas tutorial on how to make similar bags using grocery bags, I knew that I just had to do it.

I have been saving up all my target bags, but I think as of right now I only have 4-5. It will take me a really long time to get the amount that I need.

When I saw the bags that my chair covers (I have a wedding coming up this weekend and needed to purchase black chair covers for it) came it, I knew what I had to do with all 100 of them

Each chair cover bag measures 13x10 inches. Plus they are clear, but they do have a little sticker in the middle that I could not get off without ripping the bag. I ironed together 4 bags at a time. Then cut them down to the size that I needed. I serged around the edges, then sewed the bag together.

I used an applique that goes to this blanket for the heart.

Just like Dana said, it is easy but a little time consuming (especially if you are doing a million projects all at the same time :)

6 comments:

Lynette said...

That is super cute! What a great idea!!!

Becca @ Blue Cricket Design said...

I love any green product! This one is super useful!

fawnda said...

Cute and perfect for Valintine's day!

Angela said...

It might be time consuming - but your results are darling!! Perfect for Valentine's Day! Thank you so much for linking on Thursday's Treasures!
http://treasuresfortots.blogspot.com/2010/01/thursdays-treasures-week-5.html

L@Craftaholics Anonymous said...

Hey Bobbie,
That is such a cute bag! LOVE it!! Thanks for joining my surprise party today :)
happy crafting!
Linda

Paula said...

Cute! It turned out great!

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