Scrappy Packaging Tutorial

Wednesday, May 5, 2010


All Packaged Up!, originally uploaded by jenib320.
After receiving such great response to my packaging for the 3x6 Mini Bee blocks, I thought I'd take a few photos along the way and write up a little tutorial! You don't need much for this wrapping!

Sewing Level: Beginner Friendly

Materials:
- Fabric scraps
- Thread
- Something to wrap


IMG_0292, originally uploaded by jenib320.
1. Fold up your block (or any other small item!) and place in a brown paper lunch bag. Fold the excess over to fit the item.


IMG_0295, originally uploaded by jenib320.
2. Pull enough thread for one end of your wrapping.


IMG_0302, originally uploaded by jenib320.
3. Sew through your scrap strips. Before cutting from your machine, pull enough thread for the other side.


IMG_0305, originally uploaded by jenib320.
4. Now your decoration is finished!


IMG_0306, originally uploaded by jenib320.
5. Center on your package.


IMG_0308, originally uploaded by jenib320.
6. Tie in a knot and trim the ends. I would recommend securing it with a piece of tape.


IMG_0310, originally uploaded by jenib320.
Voila! A quick, pretty way to use up those itsy-bitsy scraps! Enjoy!

17 comments :

  1. It was fun to receive a package wrapped up this way. Thanks for the great block and the tutorial!

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  2. oh, that is just so cute. very creative, jeni!

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  6. I love this!!! What a clever idea, thank you

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  7. I even wrapped my Mum's Mother's Day gift this way =0)

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  8. I'm gonna have to copy this idea for the blocks I send out, great idea. Very cute!

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  9. Cute!
    Looks like it's paper bag week! ;)
    Have a great week-end!

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  10. This is so pretty! I have a book to wrap tonight- I'll be giving this a shot. Oh and linking as well!

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  11. Very cute! My sis and I were just talking about packaging our goods and how we wanted them to look simple, yet fun:) Great idea and thanks for the tutorial!
    Emily

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  12. Lovely idea! :)))) Thanks for sharing!

    www.mojezielonewzgorze.blogspot.com

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  13. Love!! Definitely going to do this for future packaging!!

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