Saturday, October 15, 2011

Halloween Goodie Bag Tutorial & FREE Pattern

Looking for a quick, easy, Halloween gift idea?  These no-sew goodie bags were super easy and took me less than 2 hours to make both.  These would be perfect if you're planning on visiting a neighbor or even for a teacher gift!


All you need is the pattern printed out (links below), felt, a glue gun, and a few straight pins.

 First, pin the pattern onto the felt and cut out the shape.

 Next, cut a strip along the long edge of the felt about 2 inches wide.


 Cut a narrower strip along the same edge (about 1/2 inch wide) which will eventually be used for the handle.

Glue all of the pieces on for each side of the bag.  Use black marker to draw in the pupils, draw the line under the hair, and draw the mouth.


 Use hot glue to secure the 2 inch wide strip of felt along the edges of the wrong side of the character.


Make sure to glue close to the edge and press firmly to dry.


 Cut off the excess felt from the strip once it is glued to the first character.  (It should look like the picture below.)


Glue the other side of the bag into place.


 Add the handle by putting a dot of glue on each end and pressing firmly into place.


 Fill with candy and you're ready to go!


 For the ghost FREE Halloween pattern click HERE.
For the Frankenstein FREE Halloween pattern click HERE.


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14 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness...these are so adorable! What a fun, fun idea!!

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  2. These are so cute! I would love for you to and share with Blog Stalking Thursday Link Party! http://thecraftyblogstalker.blogspot.com/2011/10/blog-stalking-thursday-11.html

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  3. Thanks so much for sharing this, I love it!

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  4. I love it! Hopped over from Homemaker on a Dime's party. The felt works great!

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  5. These are so cute!! Saw them from Southern Institute and I am totally making some! Thanks!

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  6. Great bags for Halloween! thanks for sharing.

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  7. These are really fun! And I like that they are so quick and easy.

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  8. Great share! This will be my little guys first halloween and I was trying to think of what to use for his treat bag. Now I know what to make. Thanks!

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  9. Super cute! If you have a moment, I'd love for you to link up: http://trophyw.blogspot.com/2011/10/linky-12-will-craft-for-fun.html

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  10. Hi Jessica! Your treat bags are adorable! So glad you linked up to the Tuesday To Do Party!
    Smiles!
    Jami
    www.blackberryvine.blogspot.com

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  11. Just stopping by to let you know that I have featured your project on Fun Family Crafts! You can see it here
    http://funfamilycrafts.com/halloween-goodie-bags-2/

    If you have other kid friendly crafts, I'd love it if you would submit them :) If you would like to display a featured button on your site, you can grab one from the right side bar of your post above.

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  12. How much more fun are these unique goodies bags for trick or treating that some store bought version. I am feeling kind of bad for the years my kids carried those lame-o orange jack o lantern baskets. :) Thanks so much for linking this fun project to Motivated Monday at BeColorful
    Pam

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  13. Featuring YOU over on my blog today! Thank you so much for sharing this fun Halloween project at {wow me} wednesday! :) Feel free to grab a featured button if you'd like!

    Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com

    http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2011/10/take-look-at-you-boo-edition.html

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