Doily gift bag bonus project!

Doily gift bag

Transform a plain white pre-made gift bag using this adorable mini doily die and some fabulous bright colourful design papers – perfect for a special occasion.

Designer Debbie Simpson says, “Shape and layer the doily die-cuts to create a beautiful flower centre piece, then finish with a few of your favourite decorative embellishments.”


What you’ll need

  • First Edition 6x6in paper pack – Pick ‘N’ Mix from Hobbycraft
  • Xcut die – Mini Doily from Hobbycraft
  • Gift bag from Hobbycraft
  • Martha Stewart punch – Eyelet Lace from Amazon
  • Pearl brads
  • Embossing tool
  • Die-cutting machine


How to make your doily gift bag step-by-step

Doily gift bag step one

1. Die-cut four of the mini doilies – two from the same design paper and two from complementary design papers.


Doily gift bag step 2

2.  Thread three onto some twine. Shape the last one using a large size ball tool and a rubber mat or the palm of your hand. Add a brad to the centre then layer on top of the middle doily to create a flower.


Doily gift bag step 3

3. Create a doily inspired mat and layered panel using Martha Stewart punch. Wrap the string of doilies around layered panel and attach to the front of the pre-made gift bag. Decorate with a few of your favourite embellishments to finish.

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