Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Birthday Bag of Bags


Some time ago I made my daughter a set of rainbow bean bags.  I actually made two sets, and tucked one away for a future occasion.  A recent invitation to a neighbor's birthday party provided the opportunity to get out the bags, fill them up, and get them ready for a very special little girl.


These were so much fun to make.  They are a great scrap buster too!  My older boys enjoy them as much as my four year old.  There's something satisfying about tossing bean bags.  :-)


I used some scraps from my Valentine's quilt to make a drawstring holding bag.  This was my very first drawstring bag, but it certainly won't be my last!


What a quick and easy (and incredibly useful!) project.  I loved making this.  It is fully lined, with a squared off bottom.  I googled for tutorials on drawstring bags and combined several techniques to come up with my own pattern.  It is incredibly easy to do.


A perfect gift bag for a special homemade gift!



3 comments:

  1. Bean Bags

    I really enjoy the blog post.Thanks Again. Really Cool.

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  2. Both the bean bags and the drawstring bag look great,I haven't visited for some time so am going to catch up on what I've missed :o). I'm a follower now so hopefully won't miss anything.

    Peg xx

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