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Friday, October 28, 2011

Trick or Treat bag

This bag was totally inspired by Heather Summers artisan award entry.  She made a baby quilt with the owl and it was precious.  To do my bag i started in MDS with and 8.5 x 11 blank page.  I added the owl punch body and enlarged it to about 80% of the page.  I made the color of him a light purple (just to help when I cut out later).  Then I added the owl vest and the largest eyes and enlarged them so they looked right on the body.
I printed that page out twice.  My muslin bag is from HL at 1.99.  The material I bought at Jo-Ann and Hancock just looking in there small squares for interesting black and orange material.  I used heat and bond on the roll and cut a piece of fabric slightly larger than the owl body from the black.  I adhered the heat and bond to the wrong side of the fabric.  Then i used a staple to hold my pattern and fabric in place and cut around the owl body (don't staple on the body itself).  I then peeled off the paper of the heat and bond and ironed it to the bag.  repeat for owl chest.  I cut the whites of the eyes out of felt and then sewed a black 25 mm button and then used crystal effects to glue a 20 mm googlie eye to that.  I promise this took me less than 20 minutes.  i even cut 2 small circles from the leftover parts to heat and bond to the inside to cover up/secure my stitches.  I hope my little man will enjoy filling this up with treats on Monday night.  If you have any questions please email me at  I'll be out of town but my hubby will be at home and can relay any messages.  Have fun....oh yeah the little pumpkin is what they decorated at preschool.


  1. This is awesome! Thank you for the link:) I may just be casing this idea!!!! Thanks again!

  2. What a wonderful idea! He came out so gorgeous! {and I adore that pumpkin, too!}