Boo Gift Bag

Alisa Bangerter
Boo Gift Bag

SUPPLIES:  Patterned paper: (Purple Fog, Candy Dots, Midnight Dot from Frightful collection) Little Yellow Bicycle  Accents: (glitter brads, acrylic ghosts) Little Yellow Bicycle  Stickers: (Frightful alphabet, chipboard flourish) Little Yellow Bicycle  Fibers: (black ribbon) Offray  Adhesive: (foam tape)  Other: (black gift bag)  Finished size: 6 1/2" x 8 1/2"


1 Cut patterned paper to cover gift bag front.

2 Cut two patterned paper rectangles; tear each diagonally across one edge and curl.

3 Adhere ghosts to patterned paper piece. Stitch swirls. Adhere to bag. Adhere torn pieces, attaching brads through top piece.

4 Tie ribbon to flourish and affix to bag.

5 Sand chipboard letters and adhere with foam tape.


Designer Tips

  • Lightly draw the swirls with a pencil before stitching them.
  • Backstitch randomly while stitching the swirls to create variations in the lines.


Ghoulies and Ghosties

Celebrate Halloween in style-whether it's cutesy, clever, or creepy creations you desire, you'll find something plenty of projects in the "Things That Go Bump in the Night" feature in our September/October 2009 issue.


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