How To: Scrappy Owl Treat Bag Tutorial

How To: Scrappy Owl Treat Bag Tutorial

Carrie McBride
Sep 18, 2008

Do you have fond memories of your orange plastic pumpkin from childhood Halloweens? We didn't think so. But these reusable Scrappy Owl Treat Bags have a lot of heart, can be used year after year and are super cute.

The bags were created by Ellen of The Long Thread: a blog about handcrafted goods in an age of mass production who made them for her two daughters to use for trick-or-treating. Not only are they reusable, their construction includes lots of small fabric scraps that you might otherwise throw away.

So forget orange, go green this Halloween. Ellen's put together a great tutorial with ample photos here. She generously shares a tutorial or project idea every week as part of her Make it Mondays.

Thanks Ellen!

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