Friday, February 13, 2009

Valentine Goodie Bags

Here are the Valentine goodies I will be giving away to my kiddos' teachers, my neighbors and my family. They are little heart pockets made by weaving two strips of cardstock (8-3/4 x 2-1/2) with rounded edges together to get the shape of the heart. The strips are then folded in 1/2 and cut up the center to a length of 2-3/4 to create the strips you actually weave. I also covered the cardstock with Close to My Heart's beautiful That's Amore B&T and sewed around the edges for stability before I weaved the strips together. I scored the matching ribbon at Michael's this was on sale. (Gotta love a sale!) I filled the hearts with some chocolate goodies, bagged them up and tied a little tag and a tube of M&Ms to them. I am just so delighted they came out as well as they did!! I got the little tubes from one of my favorite little