Trick or Treat Halloween Bags
Updated: Sep 29, 2022
Project by Nicola Hills
The Treat Bags are a fun and easy make for your ‘Trick and Treaters’ with a personalised touch.
You will need:
1/2 metre of Textured Blender Spot Black Fabric
2 FQ from the Essential Trend Set
1/2 Metre of Orange Ric Rac
Stiff Interfacing/Bosal Foam
Iron on Appliqué Paper
Ribbon for drawstring
Basic Sewing Set
Cut 2 x Outer Bag Fabric 10.5” x 13.5”
Cut 2 x Lining Bag Fabric 10.5” x 13.5”
To personalise your treat bag make a letter template, transfer it onto your Appliqué paper, then iron on to the fabric.
Cut out the letter, peel off the backing paper and iron it on the front bag fabric.
Sew around the letter as close to the edge as you can.
Sandwich the Ric Rac at the top of the bag between the Outer & Lining fabrics, pin to secure.
(I baste the ric rac onto the front bag piece first to keep it steady when sandwiching)
Sew across. Open out and press the seams gently.
There are more detailed instructions for making a lined gift bag in one of my previous tutorials.
The Fabric Bowl
Cut a rectangle 23.5” x 6.”
One in front fabric, One in lining fabric & 2 in interfacing, then iron on stiff interfacing onto each piece.
Repeat the Ric Rac step along the top long side of the bowl.
Iron seams flat.
Join the two short ends of the bowl by sewing with a 1/4” seam. Fold in half r/s out with ric rac at the top.
For the base cut a 7.5” circle
One for the outer fabric one for the lining, iron stiff interfacing onto each piece.
Pin from inside the outer base onto the bottom of the bowl r/s of fabric facing down
(this is time consuming but will give a nice neat finish)
Turn the bowl inside out and repeat for the inner base.
Finger press out around the seam base to neaten, then fold the top over.
Fill with TREATS!
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Made by Nicola Hills for The Craft Cotton Company 2021