Christmas Gift Bag with Swarovski Crystal

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STEP 1

Cut out of beige linen a rectangle of 33 x 22 cm and repeat this step for a second linen piece.
STEP 2

Cut 1 m from dark red embroidery thread - take it double and make a knot at the end as you see in illustration.
STEP 3
Make the first stitch as you see in the illustration and slide one Swarovski crystal Bead article 5531 18 mm in Crystal Red Magma.
STEP 4
Make another stitch after 4 mm and slide on next Swarovski crystal Bead article 5000 8 mm in Padparadascha.
STEP 5
Repeat steps 3-4 twice with 2 more crystals as you see in illustration. Then make a knot with both thread ends and cut access off after 1 cm.
STEP 6

Repeat steps 3-5 three times with remaining crystals.
STEP 7
Put the 2nd rectangle of beige linen above the one with embroidery.
STEP 8
Sew with sewing machine as you see in illustration (red dotted line). Leave out the upper border and on left and right side after 8.5 cm 1 cm space. These spaces will be used later on as slits where you lead through the ribbon twines.
STEP 9


Iron left and right sewing as you see in illustration. Bend down upper 5.5 cm.
STEP 10

Sew with sewing machine all around bag on upper point of slits and lower border of slits (see illustration).
STEP 11
Cut 1 m of ribbon 2 times and insert one piece of ribbon onto safety pin the first ribbon twine.
STEP 12

With the help of a safety pin, slide the first piece of ribbon from left side through slit all around the bag (as you see on illustration). Repeat this step once with second ribbon piece and this time go from right side through slit all around the bag. Make a knot with ends on each side as you see in illustration.

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