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Felt Treat Bag

felt treat bag

Make a small treat bag from crafts felt and ribbon. This bag is so simple to sew, you’ll be making them by the dozen!

 

Finished size: 5-1/4x5-1/4x1-1/2" without handles

 

Materials:
• 10x12" rectangle orange crafts felt (bag)
• 24"-long, 5/8"- or 3/4"-wide ribbon
• Matching thread (we show easy-to-see contrasting thread)

 

 

Cut Fabrics:
 

felt treat bag

From orange felt, cut:
• 2—5-1/4" squares
• 3—1-1/2x5-1/4" rectangles

From ribbon, cut:
• 2—12" long pieces

 

Create Bag Body:

 

 

felt treat bag
1. Using 1/4" seam allowance and matching thread, join short edges of orange felt 1-1/2x5-1/4" rectangles to make a long strip.

 

felt treat bag
2. Pin first section of long strip to one edge of one orange felt 5-1/4" square (bag front) with raw edges aligned and facing out. (See our guide to pinning here.)

 

felt treat bag
3. Sew pieces together using a 1/4" seam allowance; stop stitching 1/4" from bottom edge. (See tips for sewing straight here.)

 

felt treat bag
4. Pin third section of long strip to opposite edge of bag front as done before.

 

felt treat bag
5. Sew pieces together; stop stitching 1/4" from bottom edge.

 

felt treat bag
6. Pin second (remaining loose section) of long strip to bottom edge of bag front.

 

felt treat bag
7. Sew pieces together, beginning and ending stitching 1/4" from corners, to complete bag front.

 

felt treat bag
8. Repeat steps adding remaining orange felt 5-1/4" square (bag back) to bag front to complete bag body.

 

 

Finish Bag:

 

 

felt treat bag
1. Pin ends of one 12"-long ribbon to top of bag front about 1/2" from side seams. Sew in place.

 

felt treat bag
2. Repeat with remaining ribbon length and bag back to complete treat bag.