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Santa Sack

Santa sacks are a great way to wrap presents for loved ones for Christmas! They are also quick to sew and as a bonus they are reusable!

If you require a different size, you can also adjust the rectangle dimensions to suit the presents that you want to put inside.

Requirements:

  • (2) 50cm x 55cm Rectangles of Christmas fabric
  • Ribbon 2m length
  • Co-ordinating Sewing thread
  • Sewing Machine
  • Safety-pin
  • Fabric marker or chalk
  • optional: Overlocker

Construction:

Seam Allowance is 1cm unless otherwise specified.
  1. Place fabric right sides together. Using a fabric marker, mark 10cm down from the top short edge. (If you have directional fabric, make sure it is facing up toward this side.)
santa sack picture 1
  1. Begin stitching from the top of the bag, sew down one side, along bottom and up second side, stopping at the mark made in step 1.
  2. Overlock or zigzag stitch the raw edges.
  3. Make a small snip just above the end of the stitching as shown in image below.
santa sack picture 2
  1. On the side of the bag, fold down fabric above the snip by 1cm and press.
santa sack picture 3
  1. Fold down the top edge of the bag by 1cm and press. Fold again, aligning the first fold with the marked line and snip made in step 4. Pin.
santa sack picture 4
  1. Stitch along the edge to secure in place.
  2. Using your chalk or fabric marker mark 2cm from the line of stitching you just made.
  3. Stitch along the line drawn. This will form the channel for the ribbon.
  4. Using a safety-pin thread ribbon through the channel.

Congratulations on finishing your Santa Sack!