Christmas All Wrapped Up with Fabric Gift Bags!

How will you be wrapping your christmas gifts this year? Will you be on ‘bin bag duty’ again collecting all of the used wrapping paper & throwing a glitter & foil mountain out to landfill? Or will you be following our Christmas All Wrapped Up with Fabric Gift Bags tutorial? Hence, making beautiful reusable gift bags and tags to keep for years to come?

And all the effort you put in making these will come back to you – we promise! Make these and be your future friend next year when your gift wrapping will be complete in a fraction of the time – whoop!

Sew you own reusable gift wrap

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We are super excited to share with you this fabulous eco-conscious way of gifting your loved ones this year. Our Christmas all wrapped up with fabric gift bags tutorial have three different sized bags you can create, here’s what you’ll need for each one…

Small – Finished Dimensions (Approx): 

H20cm x W23cm x D6cm // H8” x W9” x D2½ ”

AmountWe used
Main Fabric A1FQ Cotton FabricSanta Express: Presents by Makower
Fabric B For Drawstring Channel10cm x 50cm4” x 20” Santa Express: Snowball Spot Green Metallic by Makower
Ribbon or Cord60cm 4mm Braided Cord White

Medium – Finished Dimensions (Approx): 

H31cm x W33cm x D11cm // H12” x W13” x D4 ½  ” 

AmountWe used
Main Fabric A1FQ Cotton Fabric
Fabric B For Drawstring Channel10cm x 50cm4” x 20” 
Ribbon or Cord4mm Braided Cord

Large – Finished Dimensions (Approx): 

H44cm x W38cm x D15cm // H17” x W15” x D6” 

AmountWe used
Main Fabric A50cm  Cotton Fabric
Fabric B For Drawstring Channel10cm x 50cm4” x 20” 
Ribbon or Cord4mm Braided Cord

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Sew your own reusable gift wrap


To match, we have put together a gorgeous gift tag which you can personalise every year as it features chalk cloth! Check out our blog for this here.

The sewing kit you will need for both projects:

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