Package of the Month

package of the month

Shopping List:

  • Toucan Size Bag or Chimp Size Bag
  • 1 1/2" Wide Ribbon in your choice
  • 1 1/2 yards of 7/8" wide Solitaire Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • X-acto Knife
  • Double-sided Tape
  • Cardstock in Chrome


Download these instructions and template here.

Instructions for Suspender Bag:
Using a Chimp Bag, punch two holes about 1 1/4" apart between handles about 3/4" of the way down from the top of bag.
With your 1 1/2" wide "bow-tie" ribbon. String through until both ends come out the front. Tie into a neat bow and cut ends short to mimic a bowtie.
Using template for buckle (shown here). Cut out buckle from Chrome cardstock. Thread two onto 7/8" Solitaire ribbon.
With 7/8" wide Solitaire ribbon, wrap around bag (make sure to crisscross the back). Position buckles to your suspenders. Use double-sided tape to secure ribbon together and to the position you desire on the bag.

Instructions for bow tie bag:
Use toucan sides bag and follow instructions 1 and 2 above.

Instructions for neck tie bag:
Using a toucan bag, punch two holes between the handles about 1 1/4" apart and 3/4" down from the top.
Thread 1 1/2" wide ribbon so both ends come out to front end of bag.
Tie as you would a real necktie or choose one end to be the shorter length, wrap longer end twice around the short length with the long end going up between the neck and through the knot.
Gently pull, cut into V for both ends.

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