Create these cute felt bags with the kids for an easy Halloween craft idea.
You'll Need (for 1 bag)
- For pumpkin: 2 9" x 12" pieces of orange felt, plus 2 9" x 12" pieces, 1 gold, 1 black
- For cat: 9" x 12" piece of black felt, plus 2 9" x 12" pieces, 1 gold, 1 pink
- Fabric glue
- Tapestry needle
- 2' ribbon, about 1" wide
- Cut all templates for bag you plan to make.
- Stack orange pieces (for pumpkin) or black pieces (for cat) on top of each other. Center bag pattern on felt; pin in place and cut. Glue pieces together, using a thin bead of glue 1/4" from edge of felt. Leave top edge open, as indicated on template.
- Place remaining templates on small pieces of felt (use photos, left and below, as a color guide); pin and cut.
- Position eyes, nose and mouth on bag pieces and glue in place.
- To make strap, use a tapestry needle to pull one end of ribbon through the bag, as indicated on template. Remove needle and tie in a knot. Repeat with other end of ribbon.