Here are the materials
Cut the bag apart
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.
Thread the tapestry needle
Tie a knot
Do this until you reach the 10th hole
Here's one side
Now pierce only the top layer of paper. Thread ribbon through.
Tie a knot.
Thread ribbon through this hole
Tie another knot at the end of the ribbon.
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