How to Make a DIY Santa Gift Bag with a Cricut or Silhouette Machine

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DIY Santa Bag with Cricut or Silhouette

How to Make a DIY Santa Gift Bag​ with a Cricut or Silhouette Machine

Learn how easy it is to make a DIY Santa Gift Bag with Cricut or Silhouette and a large canvas bag! Sometimes the packaging is as much fun as the gift and that’s certainly the case for these Santa Bags you personalize with the recipient’s name!

Decorating Christmas bags with vinyl using your Cricut or Silhouette machine are great to sell online or at craft fairs or to make an impact for those larger than life Santa gifts! (You can use the designs on smaller bags too of course!)

Here’s a quick video to show you just how easy they are to do! There are also links to get some of the supplies I used.


6 sec – How to setup to cut vinyl to conserve vinyl -or- make the pressing process easy
5:34 – How to put HTV on your cutting mat
6:23 – Weeding and design layout tips

8:39 – test your layout
11:11 – time to heat press your design onto your bag!

DIY Santa Bag supply list



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🎅🏻 Tara Reed


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2 responses to “How to Make a DIY Santa Gift Bag with a Cricut or Silhouette Machine”

  1. Oh how cute! A great way to carry all of those gifts, especially for the kids. Thanks for sharing with us.

    1. You are very welcome!

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