Christmas Crafts, Handmade Holiday Cards & Gifts

Coffee Sack Gift Tote

Repurpose burlap coffee bags to create rustic gift totes that can be used again and again.

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Sew Together

Stitch two sides and the bottom of each tote together using a top stitch on the sewing machine.

Cut Handles

Cut previously removed seams into eight 14-inch pieces to create handles.

Attach Handles

Attach handles to either the outside or inside of bag using a sewing machine or with hand stitching. If desired, add a bow, pin, the recipient's initials or other embellishments to finished tote. Tip: Experiment with creating other gift bag styles such as envelopes, drawstring bags and traditional gift wrap using this resourceful material.

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