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goodtimegirl
« on: November 01, 2008 11:36:33 AM »

I love Halloween. I have a habit around Halloween time of buying lots of Halloween fabrics and then never using them. Not this year. This year my husband nagged me enough that I made my two favorite neighbor children trick-or-treat bags.

I used this tute (http://thelongestyear.typepad.com/DrawstringBagInstructions.pdf), but changed the dimensions to be a bit boxier instead of rectangular.





I made the bags out of the same material, just in different colors so there was no fighting over which belonged to whom. I lined the bags with my favorite material ever: candy corn material!!



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PoodlyBooty
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2008 01:57:13 PM »

Oh, those are nice, and just perfect for trick or treating!!!
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2008 06:38:21 PM »

Great Halloween bags!  You have inspired me to make bags for my nieces & nephews!  Thanks for the Link to the tute also!

Thanks for sharing!
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Snoozy
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2008 11:15:52 PM »

Gorgeous!
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goodtimegirl
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2008 05:26:26 AM »

Thanks for the compliments!!

Juaniece, the tute is incredibly easy. I finished both bags in less than an hour, including measuring, cutting, sewing, and making bias tape for the drawstrings (which takes me forever and a year). If you make them, post pictures. I'd love to see.
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