Sew Goodie Bags
This sew goodie bags tutorial adds a touch of fun to a birthday
party. Not only can kids go home with a unique bag filled with party
favors, they can reuse the bag over and over. It is a simple
bag such as our tote bag
but a smaller size. We'll go through the
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How to Sew Goodie Bags for Parties
You will need
to sew these
- For each bag, two pieces of fabric cut 9x7 inches.
- For the straps, two pieces of fabric 8 x 2. Or you can use
ribbon,1-2 inches wide and 8-9 inches long
Place right sides together on two bag pieces. Sew along three edges
leaving the top open. Set aside and sew straps.
If using a strip of fabric, 10x3 inches, Fold your long edges into
the middle one overlapping slightly the other. Pin in place down the
middle. Sew zigzag or straight stitch down the middle enclosing the
edges in your seams. Repeat with second strap. If using ribbon you
can skip to step 3.
Taking your bag, turn right sides out and fold top edge down 1/4
inch. Add strap or ribbon end to your folded edge and fold down
again enclosing strap within the fold. Pin in place. Making sure
strap is pointing up. Sew top edge taking out pins as you go.
That's it! Continue process until you have a bag for each party
guest and perhaps a few extras.
Stuff with party favors.
Goodie Bags for a space party.
~Try sewing your own goodie bags and customize your fabric to match
the theme of your party.
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20+ Party Favor Ideas that aren't Candy
Do you need some ideas on what to stuff inside these fun little
bags? You can really have fun with these and a lot of the ideas can
come from the children's ages and party theme. Here are some ideas
we like to do that doesn't involve candy!
- stickers or sticker sheets
- little notebooks
- bouncy balls
- silly bands
- craft kits
- little cars
- horn blowers
- lip gloss
- disposable camera
- plastic toys such as soldiers, dinosaurs, dogs, etc.
- key chains
- small puzzles
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