How to Make Personalized Christmas Gift Bags with Cricut or Silhouette

In this video you will learn how quick and easy it is to make personalized Christmas gift bags with Cricut or another cutting machine and a heat press.

These are great for small presents, school party treat bags, teacher appreciation gifts or treat bag placeholders for your holiday table. These would also be a great project to make and sell with Cricut or Silhouette.

 

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  • 0:00 How to make Personalized Christmas Gift Bags

  • 0:32 Design flexibility

  • 0:60 Supplies

  • 1:29 Tips to save vinyl

  • 1:57 Preparing the bag for best results

  • 2:20 Laying out 2 colors of vinyl

  • 3:14 Heat Press tips

  • 3:57 Using Teflon Sheet

  • 4:29 Finished bag examples

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The bags are made with my “Claus Family” bundle which includes 9 family labels (mommy, daddy, mummy, etc) as well as the word “Claus” on it’s own if you want to make them with people’s names. (Buy the font)

The SVG, DXF & EPS files have layers to make them flexible. You can use or skip the shoes, flip the hat if it works better with a name in the opposite direction and more.

Of course these designs would be great for so many other things! Make family Christmas shirts, aprons, decorate stockings, mugs and more.

determine where you want the HTV vinyl to go

Position all the vinyl pieces then remove the red vinyl and set aside.

use the heat press to adhere one color of vinyl

Use a heat press to adhere the green vinyl.

cover with teflon sheet and heat the second color htv

Place the red vinyl on the bag and cover with a teflon sheet before using the heat press so you don’t melt the green htv that you just applied.

two color personalized christmas gift bag with cricut

It’s that simple to do!

Where to Buy Supplies 

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If you make and post any of these on social media be sure to tag me so I can see! Happy Crafting and have a very Merry Christmas!

🎄 Tara Reed

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