We have 2 fun tutorials below for making your own trick or treat bags. We have one version that requires a little bit of sewing and one that is a "no sew" project.
We'll start with the
"No Sew" Treat Bag
Canvas bag: can be purchased at a craft store
Ribbon and/or ric rac
Craft glue or hot glue
I found this little black canvas bag at AC Moore for a few dollars. I decided to be brave & write Maggie's name. I have awful handwriting so this was a little risky. Then I glued on the ric rac & bow. Now she is ready to go trick or treating!
Sew Your Own Trick or Treat Bag Tutorial
felt sheet (the normal size rectangle pieces sold at craft stores)
1/4 yard of fabric. The fat quarters they sell at most craft/ fabric stores are perfect
ribbon or ric rac (optional)
Cut a piece of fabric the shape of the felt.
Sew ric rac or ribbon onto the felt or fabric (optional).
Pin & sew the fabric to the felt - right sides facing in.
Cut 2 strips of fabric approximately 18-20" long & 5"wide.
Fold the strips in half right sides facing in. Sew open side & bottom. Leave the top open, turn inside out & sew top.
These are your handles. Sew them onto the bag, turn the bag inside out & your little one is ready to go!
I can't wait to show my girls their new bags. Here is a picture of the bags Julie made her boys. I love the this fabric on the boys bags!
Please email any questions you have. If you make either bag, please share a picture with us on Facebook or Twitter.