THE FERAL TURTLE

THE FERAL TURTLE

Monday, January 21, 2013

Valentine Gift Bags

I decided to make cute little Valentine gift bags for Hubby and the kids.  I wanted to use what I had on hand so I recycled a bed skirt from the caveman days.   A few guitar pics in Hubby's and  I will blog about what I put in the kids bags soon!  Still need to go to town for supplies as I ate the original candy....please don't judge!


Here is the old bed skirt and what became of it.....

I used the seam ripper and brute force to undo the seams!  Such fun.

Iron and fold in half and iron again.


Re-purpose a Christmas card as a measuring tool.



Cut into desired widths.  My desire was to keep it simple...thus, the Christmas card.

I ironed a finished hem


A contrasting thread color was used.  Red of course, for Valentines Day!

Side seams sewn in white.

Got out my trusty pad and stamp....

Stamp away!

Some red string for a tie.






And look!  I even stamped the back!


 Cheers!

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15 comments:

  1. wow! thanks for sharing..
    http://fashionwithfitness.blogspot.com/

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  2. Love the homespun sweetness,
    Deb@LakeGirlPaints

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  3. Bravo! What an awesome job. From bed skirt to totally cute chic little goodie bags! The stamp is so cute. Need to look for a sewing machine this garage sale season. Can't thread them for the life of me, or sew for that matter, but projects like this are just so so inspiring!
    Karen

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  4. Love this! I would have eaten the candy as well..I always have to replace it, no judging here : ) pinning!

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  5. So sweet!!! Love the idea! Thanks so much for sharing the great tutorial!
    Have a fabulous week!
    Hugs from Portugal,

    Ana Love Craft
    www.lovecraft2012.blogspot.com

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  6. Another clever idea. I like the stamp at the back. I miss my sewing machine. You inspire me to go back to sewing. Thanks for sharing karen. see you around.

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  7. This is really neat- girl you always have some cool, crafty ideas… you're the definition of creative. xoxo

    Thanks for stopping by today,

    Blessings!
    Maya D

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  8. So cute! Thanks for the follow back. I am following you via Pinterest too! Make sure you check out my linky party on Friday! Diana of Diana Rambles

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  9. Found you on Thursday Favorite Things, these are so cute! What a clever idea to make them out of an old bed skirt (I love frugal projects!)I really love how they came out.

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  10. Adorable. Ok I'm not sure which rock I've been living under but I have never seen stamping on fabric before!! I'm loving it and want to try it asap. Do you have to use a special type of ink?

    oh, and I would have eaten the candy too! LOL.

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  11. these candy filled bags are sure to make all of your valentines smile huge!! Easy to follow tutorial too. Thank you for sharing at the Thursday Favorite Things hop xo

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  12. This is so cute. I love the idea of stamping it!

    TQM hopping by, blogging for health: Lipoid Pneumonia, Breast Cancer & Petroleum Jelly and crafting: Valentine Heart Wreath

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  13. what a cute and awesome upcycling project! Sshhh, don't tell my husband but I am never going to throw out or donate to Goodwill anything 'cause I see so many great re-purposing projects in Blogland! I'm so glad you shared this at Loving Valentines Day!

    TGIF!
    Marilyn

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Cheers to great words!