Halloween Treat Pouches

These fun paper shapes, packed with candy, are perfect to hand out to trick-or-treaters or for school parties.
Halloween Treat Pouches Step 5

Halloween Treat Pouches Step 5

In order to eyes and faces to your newly created treat bags glue on googly eyes and draw mouths or other face shapes.

By: Cheri Heaton
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Materials Needed:

  • 1 roll of craft/postal paper
  • pencil
  • candy
  • scissors
  • googly eyes
  • marking pen (black)
  • sewing machine

Cut Out Shapes

First, sketch Halloween shapes (a ghost, bat or pumpkin, for example) using a pencil, or find a template by searching online. (For example, search Google images for "ghost template.")

Halloween Treat Pouches Step 1

Halloween Treat Pouches Step 1

First, sketch Halloween shapes (a ghost, bat or pumpkin, for example) using a pencil, or find a template by searching online. (For example, search Google images for "ghost template.") Then, cut the shapes out.

Stitch Edges

Use your sewing machine to stitch edges, but leave enough of an opening to fill with candy. (Lay out your candy on top of the shapes ahead of time to ensure they'll fit.) Fill with candy and stitch the opening closed.

Add Eyes or Faces

Glue on googly eyes and draw mouths or other face shapes.

Halloween Treat Pouches

Halloween Treat Pouches

After only a few steps, festive Halloween treat pouches are created and filled with candy. Spooky shapes are created and given fun accents like googly eyes and silly faces.

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