They’re Also Great for Keeping Small Things Organized!
These darling little gift bags are great for just about any occasion. They have many other uses, too, and the lucky recipients will surely put them to good use once the contents are gone.
As the designer, Heidi Staples from Fabric Mutt says:
“I love putting together themed gift bags and care packages for friends and family whenever I get the chance, and this tiny patchwork bag is perfect for that sort of thing. Pick a theme — stationery supplies, beauty items, sewing notions, sweet treats — and fill this mini tote to the top with small treasures. I find that aside from the winter holidays, late spring is usually the time when I most need gifts for Easter, birthdays, Mother’s Day, and the inevitable celebrations as we head into summer.”
You can also make some for yourself and use them to keep small items organized. Plus they’re a great use for scraps and fairly simple to make so go ahead a create several while you’re at it.
Play with color and fabric combinations the recipients will enjoy. Choose large buttons to match and thin elastic cord to snug the bags closed.
The finished bags are 6 1/2″ x 7″ x 3″ (including the handles).
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