Generic Tutorial for Gift Bag
Cut Pieces and Glue Side Seam
out pieces and fold at crease lines. Items shown
in photos are of the 12" fashion doll scale.
Glue the long side seam
on the bag and press bond with your fingers or
Glue Bottom Tabs
Note: As of Dec
2005 the instructions changed to gluing the long
tabs against the small end tabs. The reverse of what
is shown in this photo.
needle with embroidery floss, and knot end. For
larger scale gift bags you can use thin ribbon or
trim. Pull floss through from inside of bag.
Note: Included in
several of the kits are lengths of ribbon. Ribbon is
somewhat easier to do. Cut a 1-1/2 length of ribbon
and glue to the inside of the bag to create a
handle. Repeat for other handle. There is a Gift Bag
Stuffer tutorial that shows these types of handles.
tag onto floss.
needle through next handle point and pull to
desired handle length. Knot end of floss.
instructions for other handle.
Candy Box Assembly
1. Cut out pieces to
2. Fold box top and bottom at natural points. Review the photo for
3. Paint glue to colored sides of the box top and box bottom tabs. Press
against the blank box surface of the respective side.
4. Paint glue to blank sides of the sides lining panels. Fold down
to inside of box and use
tweezers on crease when making the bonds. This will ensure that the
crease is as tight as possible and the top will then fit over the
5. Fold down the four sides of the fake tray with faux
doily and place inside the box. The sides may need to be
trimmed down, if you want more space between the tray
and the top edge of the box.
6. See the candy tutorial
if you want to make your own.