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Drawstring Treasure Bag

from The Silver Penny
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Drawstring Treasure Bag
Drawstring Treasure Bag

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • basic hand sewing or machine sewing skills

Pattern Description:

With some simple sewing, fabric and thread, you can create a bag of jewels fit for a king! This is a quick and easy project for beginners and children age 7 and older. Sew, have some fun! Finished bag measure about 6" tall and 4" wide at base.

The pattern includes full size patterns and step-by-step instructions with excellent diagrams.

Note: Choking hazard! Due to small parts, the "jewels" are not suitable for young children age 3 and under, or any child who still puts things in their mouth. Also, keep "jewels" away from pets.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Finished bag measures 6" tall x 4" wide at base.


  • velour, velvet or other soft fabric (7" x 20")
  • cotton fabric for lining (7" x 20")
  • 20" cording or ribbon
  • thread to match fabric
  • wooden or other type of bead

You Will Also Need:

  • scissors
  • hand sewing needle
  • safety pin or bodkin
  • tape
  • glue (optional)
  • colorful glass "stones" or other jewels