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drawstring gift pouch.

Project 3: Drawstring Gift Pouch.

For my next Home Ec project I made a medium sized drawstring gift pouch. Instead of wrapping a gift with paper, I created this pretty pouch that acts as a bonus gift and reusable bag!  The main part of the pouch is made from a reproduction french provincial cotton and the upper band is made from linen.  For the drawstring I used twill tape which more or less feels like ribbon.  My past Home Ec projects can be found here (pin cushion, cloth napkins).

front

back

inside

filled with cloth diapers

I used twill tape for the drawstring

freshly cut dogwood blossoms from our backyard woods

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5 Comments

  1. why you cuttin down perfectly observable flowers from our backyard?! did MARY give you permission?!?!

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  2. susan…..i love those bags!! so cute it reminds me of the french countryside……

    becky……your alias’ do not mask your identity! who says perfectly observable?? only you!

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    1. sony, thanks! they would remind you of france since you just came from there!!! 🙂

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  3. way to call a sista out, BFF!!!!

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  4. nice! drawstring bags are so handy. and zuma/shabooqua & sonylilly.. you two make me chuckle

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