Burlap Crafts No Sew Pouch

These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

These no-sew pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age! We use them to hold our Gratitude Stones. They can be made in minutes and don’t require a single stitch! If you love burlap crafts, this one is a keeper!

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Supplies for No Sew Pouches – A Burlap Crafts

  • Burlap
  • Pattern (free download below)
  • Hot glue gun
  • Extras: string, ribbon, buttons etc.

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Download

NOTE: You can easily make your own any size you want but we’ve provided three patterns if desired.

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New Sew Pouch Burlap Crafts Download

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Instructions

These can be made in various sizes but we’ve included a pattern for the sizes shown.  The key is to cut the burlap straight and along the lines. This makes it even when you pull the threads out to make the edges.

These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

After cutting out your pattern, trim if needed on the burlap thread lines.These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

To make the even frayed edge pull ONE string at a time. It typically takes 1 to 3 threads pulled to make a nice edge depending on how long you want the frays to be. These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

After you’ve pulled out the threads as desired you may notice they need trimmed a bit to even them up as shown below. These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

Do this on all fours sides.These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20Iron where shown on the pattern. (This one was ironed before fraying.)These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

Carefully glue the sides down. Don’t use too much glue as it seeps through the burlap. Make sure you’re on a protected surface.These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20
After gluing, press down on the sides using a craft stick or something similar  so you don’t burn your fingers if any glue comes through the fabric (which is usually does.)
These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

It’s now time to decorate your pouches and add the ribbon or string for tying. There are various ways you can do this. The easiest is to take some ribbon or string and glue it in the center of the back.  These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

To close the pouch you can roll or wrap it, depending on how much you have inside it.These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

Pull the ribbon around and tie it. These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

Another option is to feed some heavy string through two holes in the front or back. You can tie them or tack with glue. These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

Roll or wrap. Use enough string that you can wrap it twice around, again depending on how much you have in your pouch.These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20These pouches can be made in various sizes to hold all kinds of goodies such as dried herbs, crystals, notes etc. They make wonderful gifts for any age!blank630x20

Use the pouches to hold Gratitude Stones.
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20 Comments

  1. I absolutely love this idea! These are so adorable and so quick and easy to make. I am sucker for burlap and will definitely have to make some of these 🙂 Thanks so much for linking these up to the Bewitchin’ Projects Block party this week. Hugs, Lisa

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  2. Anonymous

    Used your idea with my 8/9 yr old church group so important in this day to learn and practice gratitude. Thank you for sharing such a great idea. We all loved it.

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