How to Make Your Own Gift Bags

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How to Make Your Own Gift Bags

'Tis the season of gift bags, but instead of heading to the store, we can head to our decorative paper stash and make our own. Cash Crafters gives step by step details on how to make a small gift bag that will be as prized as the gift inside! To make one, you'll need some stuff; here's the supply list:

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Sewing Paper: A Tutorial

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Sewing Paper: A Tutorial

Julia over on Belle Papier has an excellent tutorial explaining how to use a sewing machine to sew paper to paper. This practice is popular among those of us who make greeting cards, but it could be a fantastic way to fabricate an art piece.

Some of Julia’s suggestions:

  • If you don’t have an electronic sewing machine automatically corrects tension, check your tension on a scrap piece of paper, and adjust as necessary.
  • Don’t try to sew more...

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