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These gift bags are made from strong hemp/cotton and hand-stencilled with my own designs. They can be cinched tight to keep out peekers! Sold at: www.nikkidesigns.etsy.com

Editors Note:
See Nikki MacCallum's article about Organic Fabrics for some good information.


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Comment by Patricia on November 27, 2010 at 12:00pm
So do love these. Thank you
Comment by Elizabeth Smith on November 27, 2010 at 11:42am
These could become a family tradition. Use them for gifts back and forth for years. What a great idea, love them.
Comment by Gloria Allender on November 26, 2010 at 6:17pm
These are so great! I love fabric bags in lieu of wrapping paper. I've been wanting to do some fabric painting and this might be a great first project. Thanks, Nicolette.
Comment by Nicolette MacCallum on November 25, 2010 at 11:28am
Here is a brief description of how they are made: Serge sides and top. Press top to wrong side 2". Open. Stitch side, leaving a 1/2" opening where the drawstring will be inserted. Stitch and serge bottom. Press open seam allowances on side. Top-stitch 2 rows of stitching, 1" and 1 1/2" down from folded edge of top. Insert drawstring.
Comment by Susan on November 25, 2010 at 7:29am
How did you finish the top of the bags? I can't see a hem line... are they lined?
Comment by Jennifer Woodward on November 25, 2010 at 7:26am
Wonderful idea and beautifully made!
Comment by patrizia mann on December 11, 2009 at 1:37pm
beautiful
Comment by kendra wright on December 8, 2009 at 10:14am
These are great!
Comment by Nicolette MacCallum on December 6, 2009 at 8:20pm
thanks!
Comment by Birdie on December 4, 2009 at 8:38pm
The simple & natural look is super appealing! These are great.

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