Saturday, January 03, 2009

Old Fabric into Gift Bags

I know the holidays are over. But whenever you want to get rid of something made of fabric and you know it will not sell at the used clothing place. This is a great idea.

You can reuse gift bags and keep them out of the waste stream for a while, but you can go even greener and make your own gift bags from reused fabric, extending the useful life of the gift bag indefinitely.

To sew your own gift bag, follow these simple steps:

1. Cut out a piece of fabric and fold it over on itself with the right sides of the fabric together.

The folded edge is the bottom of the bag.

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