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Make It Tonight: Wine Bag

Personalize a bottle of bubbly or wine by enclosing it in a special gift bag. This project is courtesy of our sewing blog, howtosew.com. Visit daily for new sewing projects and lots of holiday decorations and gift ideas!

 

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Fabric: Sphere collection by Zen Chic for Moda Fabrics

 

Materials:

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2—8×15″ rectangles white burlap

7×8″ rectangle blue-and-white print

7×8″ rectangle fusible webbing

Blue-and-white gingham ribbon

 

Finished wine bag: 7x12x3″

 

**Sew this project with 1/2″ seams. (Note: Unprinted burlap is the same on both sides.)
Assemble Wine Bag:

 

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1. Following manufacturer’s instructions; press a fusible web rectangle to wrong side (back) of blue-and-white print rectangle; let cool. Peel off paper.

 

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2. Cut fused rectangle in half to make two 3-1/2×8″ print rectangles.

 

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3. Fuse a print rectangle to one burlap rectangle about 5″ from a short edge.

 

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4. With right sides together, join fused rectangles along side and bottom edges.

 

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5. To shape flat bottom for bag, at one corner match bottom seam line to side seam line, creating a flattened triangle.

 

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6. Measuring 1-1/2″ from point of triangle, draw a line across triangle. Sew on the drawn line. Repeat with remaining bottom corner to make the bag body.

 

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7. Turn bag body right side out.

 

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8. Create fringe at the top edge by pulling threads from each seam until the fringe is about 1/2″ long.
9. Add bottle of bubbly. Tie bag top with ribbon.


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