How to Make Fun Felt Favor Bags !!
- Felt (one sheet per bag, or if you’re making several, you can use felt by the yard)
- Rotary cutting tool and board
- Pinking shears
- Sewing machine
- Thread in a contrasting color
- Thread to match your felt
- Iron and ironing board
Lay out your 9-inch by 12-inch piece of felt and cut a 4-inch by 12-inch strip.
Cut two 4-1/2-inch by 2-3/4-inch strips.
Once your pieces are cut, use your pinking shears to trim the top and bottom edges of your long piece and the top of your small side pieces.
The pieces of your bag.
Pin your sides to the body of the bag, right side out.
Sew your sides onto the bag body using a 1/8-inch seam allowance.
Pin the sides to the back of your bag and attach them using a 1/8-inch seam allowance
Press your bag flat and pin the bottom. Sew it up using a 1/8-inch seam allowance.
Your bag all sewn together.
Fold your bag like a paper bag and press it to give your bag character and structure.