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STEPS
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Here are the materials

Here are the materials

Cut the bag apart

Cut the bag apart

Remove all parts of the bag leaving one large side (logo side) and one small side (width of the bag)

Remove all parts of the bag leaving one large side (logo side) and one small side (width of the bag)

Using an awl, seam ripper or other sharp object, make 10 holes along each non-folded side of the pouch.

Using an awl, seam ripper or other sharp object, make 10 holes along each non-folded side of the pouch.

Thread the tapestry needle

Thread the tapestry needle

Tie a knot

Tie a knot

Do this until you reach the 10th hole

Do this until you reach the 10th hole

Here's one side

Here's one side

Now pierce only the top layer of paper. Thread ribbon through.

Now pierce only the top layer of paper. Thread ribbon through.

Tie a knot.

Tie a knot.

Thread ribbon through this hole

Thread ribbon through this hole

Tie another knot at the end of the ribbon.

Tie another knot at the end of the ribbon.

Repeat steps 6-16 on the other side.

Repeat steps 6-16 on the other side.

To close the pouch simply pull ribbons down and tuck under one loop on each side.

  • Large shopping bag or heavyweight paper
  • Two, 18in. Pieces of Ribbon or yarn
  • Tapestry needle
  • Bone folder
  • Awl or seam ripper
  • Scissors