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Quick and Perfect for a Treat!
Sometimes you just need a quick little pocket to pop in a few goodies. Right? This gusseted pocket is perfect! And you can whip it up in about 6 minutes. (Okay, the tag might take a little longer, but I'm talking about the pocket!)

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  • How to make a gift bag. Gusseted Treat Pocket - Step 1
    Step 1

    I use a 28 lb. copy paper. It's a little heavier and slicker than normal copy paper and I love it for little bags and pockets. Cut the paper to 7 1/4" x 10 3/4". Turn horizontal and score at 4 1/4"

  • How to make a gift bag. Gusseted Treat Pocket - Step 2
    Step 2

    Turn paper vertically and score.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gusseted Treat Pocket - Step 3
    Step 3

    Gusset will be on the back layer. Cut off 1 1/2" on each side down to the 4 1/4" score.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gusseted Treat Pocket - Step 4
    Step 4

    If you want to do some fancy stuff, do it now! I die cut a fancy edge on the top and cut a window in the front.

  • How to make a gift bag. Gusseted Treat Pocket - Step 5
    Step 5

    Follow the directions in the photo to make the gussets. (No, it's not your imagination - that is different paper!)

  • How to make a gift bag. Gusseted Treat Pocket - Step 6
    Step 6

    I glued in a piece of vellum to cover the window, folded the pocket on the 4 1/4" score and glued the front to the gussets. Using the back as a guide, I folded the top over the back.

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Brigit
Brigit · Baltimore, Maryland, US · 2 projects
cute
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