hobbybase · Small Gift Bags

Mini Handbag

Hello everyone, I’m sorry for the delay in this blog, the last 2 days have been a rush for me and for the last 30+ hours I have been travelling back to the UK.

With the jet lag now nicely kicking in, I’m wide awake and have some time to catch up on my blogs.

Today I show you how to make these Stunning Mini Handbags.

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As some of you may of read in my previous blog, I’m now receiving the monthly craft kits from Hobbybase and every week I will share a different project using the products from that month’s kits.

The January one was a rush for me as the wonderful China postal service decided to be very slow resulting in me receiving the kit with only 2 days left in January!!

The January theme was Rose Gold and the papers are stunning.

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My aim is to use every piece of product they send with very little waste, ensuring we get the best value for money from the kits.

These mini gift bags use a whole piece of 6 x 6 paper and some simple folding.

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To make these you will need…

1 sheet of 6 x 6 paper

Score at 2 & 4 on both sides.

You then need to score on the diagonal on the 4 outer corner squares.

Follow my tutorial below to see how I did this.

1 piece of 2″ x 1.1/4, score along the “2 side at 1” for your closure.

2 pieces of 1/4″ x 6 for your handles.

Glue dots, velcro or magnets to close the bag.

Check out my full tutorial below to see how I put it all together.

 

 

I love how a simple piece of 6 x 6 paper can turn into something so pretty.

I hope you like this first Hobbybase Club tutorial from me, remember as I mentioned in my previous blog if you would like to subscribe to the March kit you have until the 21st February to do so.

Happy crafting

Sam

xoxo

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2 thoughts on “Mini Handbag

  1. I am so sorry Sam, I was certain that I had left you a comment on both your You Tube channel and you blog after watching this tutorial but I must have forgotten. Chemo head again! Great when you have something to blame. Well what can I say but wonderful little 3D project one I definitely will be trying especially as I have tons and tons of beautiful 6×6 paper. Thanks for helping use some up for a great project. Any other 6 x 6 projects would be kindly appreciated. :O)

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  2. Hi Sam,

    Thank you for sending me this email with the link to your blog post – Mini Handbag.

    I watched your You Tube video tutorial and left a comment there and on your blog page eventually when I remembered.

    I would love more projects using 6×6 paper as I have loads of beautiful paper that I need to use up because I vowed I would not purchase any new DSP until I had made a conscious effort to use up some of the stash I have already.

    Till the next time

    Lorraine

    :O)

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