Whoop! the weekend starts here and I am so excited about todays project and video! I have been asked to do a video about Fold Flat Gift Bags often, and I recently worked out how to make them. I have a video for you this week with 2 bags, and then 2 more bags in next weeks video. You are going to love them! So easy, a great way to use that patterned paper you have been hoarding and they store flat. Yes I am little bit excited about this…..
So these are the 2 sizes of bags I will be making in todays’ video. All the measurements are below the video along with all the items I used, so you can pop along to my online store and stock up!
The handles are really cool too, rolled paper, you will need a knitting needle or a skewer, all will be explained in the video.
If you are reading this via email please click HERE for the video.
On the picture below you can see how well they fold flat.
Finished bag measures 6 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ x 2″
- Designer Series Paper 12″ x 8 1/2″ for the Bag
- Designer Series Paper 1 3/4″ x 12″ 2 pieces for the handles
- With the 12″ at the top score at 2″, 5 3/4″, 7 3/4″ and 11 1/2″
- With the 8 1/2″ at the top score at 2″
Finished bag measures 3 1/2″ x 3″ x 1 1/2″
- Designer Series Paper 9 1/2″ x 5″ for the Bag
- Designer Series Paper 1 1/4″ x 12″ 2 pieces for the handles
- With the 9 1/2″ at the top score at 1/2″, 2″, 5″ and 6 1/2″
- With the 5″ at the top score at 1 1/2″
Here are all the product links for the fold Flat Gift Bags. Click on the pictures to go shopping in my online store.
So I have a relaxing weekend planned, with not much gardening, because as you will see in the video I’m sporting an injury! I tried to snip the end of my finger off whilst pruning Lavender! It’s okay all healing nicely but I think I can stretch the sympathy for a few more days!
I am also looking forward to going to see Hobbs and Shaw, the latest movie in the Fast and Furious franchise, lots of action and car chases, it’s going to be fab.
Have a wonderful weekend whatever you are doing and I’ll see you on Monday.
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