Remember this wrapper? I like to see nice papers made into paper bags for stuffing gifts and things. For I feel that a bag would stand a higher chance of being reused than if wrapping was more tight-fitting.
Do you make yours like this?
1-2. Paste one end* with double-sided tape. Identify point A.
3. Turn over. Identify B, the mid-point of C.
4. Bring A onto B. Crease the side.
5. Adhere the edge of the other half. Crease the side.
6. Fold up a base.
7-8. Fold up corner triangles. Unfold and snip them off.
9. Open up the 2 flaps.
10-11. Cut off the top flap. Seal with bottom flap.
I’ve trimmed the top just like the base.
* OR bring the far side onto the adhesive end and the joint line will rest along the edge.
To make a bag with a flat bottom, I will:
1. Repeat above steps 1 to 7. White lines indicate the edges of the triangles.
2. Make a fold on each side to align with white line. Crease.
3. Unfold all.
4. Tuck in the side folds.
5. Erect the base and open it up.
6. Push in from the side for a triangle to emerge inside.
7. Then flatten that triangle.
8. Flatten the outer flap.
9. Repeat steps 6 to 8 on the opposite side.
10-11. Seal up the base.
Tune in next week for an interesting twist on the use a paper bag.
Great tutorial! I will do lot of bags!!
I love these! Now just need pretty paper.
Oooh! almost just like the one you sent my giveaway prize in, which was so sweet!! Thankyou so so much!!!
what a perfect tutorial! thank you!
These paper bags are so stylish, I love how we can make them ourselves! [With a bit of skill or luck maybe? ;)] Thanks for sharing
Pingback From How to make a triangular package
[...] Simple paper bags [...]
Pingback From Gift wrap paper pom pom
[...] make a small gift bag, and wrap some Christmas gifts with [...]
Pingback From Day 7 ‘Not so simple’ Paper Bags | A Diet of Craft by Becky Makes
[...] nearing the point of using the rest of the newspaper for the fire we hit upon a tutorial (thankyou Bloomize.com) which made sense! An epiphany – we made a bag that resembled a bag and we [...]
Pingback From Eeylops Premium Owl Treats | acciomagic
[...] was printed onto kraft paper and folded into a little paper bag following this tutorial. Of course, you could just print it onto a normal paper bag and you shouldn’t have any [...]