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This is a simple and fun sewing project.
These Pretty handmade gift bags make your gifts little more personalized. They are so easy to make that you will just love making one as much as receiving one.

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  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 1
    Step 1

    Trace a circle using lids or cups in your kitchen on to a paper. Draw a spiral in the circle and cut just the outer circle.

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 2
    Step 2

    Use the pre cut paper circle with spiral as a guide to cut your felt piece.

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 3
    Step 3

    To form a flower, roll the cut felt spiral from outside edge to inside center. When you reach the inner end secure the flower with hot glue ( if you don't have hot glue gun, you can even sew with needle and thread.)

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 4
    Step 4

    Hand sew straight or curved lines (as stems) on one of the felt pieces using needle and thread (for the bag front).

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 5
    Step 5

    Stick your flowers on the stems using hot glue.

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 6
    Step 6

    Cut 2 inch wide and about 10 inch long strips to make bag handles. As shown in above picture along the width fold edges inwards and stitch to reinforce the handles. (You will need half of the felt fabric piece for this step)

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew the sides of the bags to bottom piece. (I used the other half felt fabric piece that was remaining after making handles as bag bottom. And one of the grey fabric pieces was cut into 2 to form narrow sides of the bag.)

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 8
    Step 8

    Sew each side edge to adjacent side edge as shown in pictures. Add and sew the handles and you are done.

  • How to make a bag. Felt Gift Bag - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now, turn the bag inside out and there you have it! Pretty handmade gift bag for your lovely gifts ;)
    A small note, if you want to place heavy items in the bag I would suggest using a fabric other than felt.

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