Tiny Shopping Bags

3D Shopping Bag

You will need:

a piece of cardstock cut to 6cm x 4cm

double-sided tape or Snail

2 small lengths hemp twine

small square tissue paper (white or coloured)

– place the cardstock with the long sides top and bottom; score at 2cm, 2.5cm, 4.5cm, 5cm and 5.5cm
– rotate cardstock 90° so short sides are at top and bottom; score at .5cm and 1cm
– trim corner bits off bottom as shown in photo
– place double-sided tape along bottom flap and side flap as shown
– cut 2 small lengths of hemp twine and attach to inside as shown (do not remove backing from this tape)
– remove backing from double-sided tape on flaps; fold bottom flap up, fold side flap over, then fold bag back over side flap
– crumple a small piece of tissue and place inside shopping bag

Flat Shopping Bag

You will need:

a piece of cardstock 7.5cm x 4.5cm

double-sided tape or Snail

2 small lengths hemp twine

small square tissue paper (white or coloured)

– place the cardstock with the long sides top and bottom; score at 2cm and 5.5cm
– rotate cardstock 90º so short sides are at top and bottom; score at 1cm
– trim corner bits off as shown in photo
– place double-sided tape along bottom flap and side flap as shown
– cut 2 small lengths of hemp twine and attach to inside as for 3D bag (do not remove backing from this tape)
– remove backing from double-sided tape on flaps; fold bottom flap up, fold side flap over, then fold bag back over side flap
– crumple a small piece of tissue and place inside shopping bag

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