Beginner | 21 min
“Reinventor” Maya Donenfeld shows you how to give new life to recycled coffee sacks by turning them into sweet gift bags. Using eco-friendly burlap, you’ll learn how to make two types of bags: a frayed sack with woven yarn detail and a tote bag with boxed corners and handles. Maya also gives tips for complementing your burlap with gift tags and greenery.
Learn how to:
- Deconstruct a coffee sack
- Create a frayed edge
- Construct small sack and finish edges
- Box corners of tote bag
- Sew a doubled hem
- Add handles
- Wrap gifts with tissue, tags and greenery
- Instruction on how to turn recycled coffee sacks into gift bags
- 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
- Detailed supplies list
- Step-by-step expert instruction from Maya Donenfeld
- The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other instructors
Here’s what you’ll need:
- 2 pieces of burlap, each measuring 9” x 14"
- 1 large piece of burlap, measuring 23” x 11"
- Rotary cutter
- Cutting mat
- Acrylic ruler
- Sewing machine
- Coordinating thread
- Extra needles for sewing machine
- Colored yarn
- Tapestry or yarn needle
- Jute twine
- Gift tag
- “Bits from nature” like pinecones, Evergreen branches, rosemary, etc.
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