Feb 11, 2010

fabric treat bags for valentines

this year, i decided to make little bags out of fabric for my kids
to give away to their classmates on valentines day.

each one was filled with candy,

tied with a black ribbon, and
adorned with a heart shaped tag.
i'm not much of a sewer,
but they were super simple to make!

it cost just under $5 for all the fabric,
and $4 for the ribbon.
i already had the paper.
so--under $10 for all the supplies for the
bags--not bad, considering how many of them i made!
by the way, i bought all of the supplies, 
including the candy from walmart.

i used my cricut to cut out the hearts.
each child wrote their classmates names on the tags.

oh, yeah, and did i mention that i have 
3 kids in school?

yeah, i made 75 of these little suckers!
i made sure to take some pictures, so that
when my kids are teenagers, and they tell me 
that i don't love them, i can use these pictures as
evidence to the contrary.
well, that, and i wanted to show you.

isn't this fabric cute?
i loved the colors.


  1. These are fabulous! I love to see that non-sewers (like myself) could actually do something like this. It's simple stitching, but very impressive looking!

  2. These are so beautiful! I cannot believe you made 75--- Ya, holy cow! I think they are beautiful.

    Come to my little party tomorrow and link them too so people can see how great they are! (if you want!)

  3. 75 for 10 bucks?! and they are SO DARN CUTE!

    may i be a kid in that class?


  4. very very very cute! 75 of them!?!? that is amazing! way to go!

  5. Holy Cow! 75? They are fabulous!

  6. wow you rawk!
    seriously so darned cute....
    ideas for next year...!

  7. Very cute!


  8. Holy Cow...75!!!! They are super cute! At this point I bet you are about Valentine'ed out, just like me..... Happy Valentine's Day!

  9. yes..i know 75!!!
    about half way through the cutting and sewing, i was cursing myself for deciding to make them. but, they did turn out cute, and i am glad i didn't give up. thanks for all the love!

  10. These are so pretty Autumn! The fabrics are gorgeous and I can't believe you made 75.

    I just read your "precious" post. Funny. Somebody once told me my newborn babies look like him. Not so funny. :)

  11. Wow! You are a great mommy. My kids were lucky to get the cellophane bags. Great job. And I love your blog! Have a great weekend!

  12. These turned out so lovely! Simple too.

  13. I just stumbled onto your blog and I just love it! I started following immediately! I am off to check out more...