How To: Make a handmade gift bag

Make a handmade gift bag

In this video, you will learn how to create a custom gift bag. Before you watch, you will want to download the pdf template for the bag, by visiting artycrafty.wordpress.com. First, you will print the template out onto decorative craft paper, which should be A4 letter-sized. Next, you will cut around the solid lines, as shown on the template, and cut out any additional decorative stencils, as you wish. While watching the video, you are free to decorate the pieces of paper any way you would like, in order to make the gift bag truly custom-made. Next, you will score along the dotted lines on the template and fold the paper inward along the lines. The final step to making the bag is to glue along all the inwardly folded tabs and press firmly to insure that they stay together. As a final step, the video also demonstrates how to cut out and hole-punch a name tag for the gift bag and how to attach it to the bag with glue and ribbon.

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The video is helpful. It enhances the creativity of a person in designing their gift bags. It would go so beautifully with the eco-friendly handmade bag I saw on www.thehandbagcloset.com.

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