Santa Bag Tutorial

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Today I wanted to share a new Christmas idea.  Let's call it the Santa Bag.  The idea is that the bag comes to your home from Santa with a note that tells your kids to pack up all their broken or old toys and so Santa can fix them and clean them up for other boys and girls who don't have as much to have.  Genius huh! I've been thinking this one over since last Christmas. Never seems to fail that more and more toys come to stay but not as many leave through out the year. I'm hoping this helps. Santa Sack What you'll need: 1 1/2 to 2 yards of Christmas fabric about 9-10 yards of Cord or rope (depending on the size of bag you are making.) I used 2 yards of this great Medium Dots Christmas cotton fabric from Riley Blake Designs. Measure in 1/2" and iron the sides and tops in sides. Sew down each side about 1/4" or so.  This will give you a nice hem line around the bag. Fold the fabric in half, right sides facing, so the closed end is at the bottom and the top … [Read more...]