Nov 29, 2008

How to make a paper bag

Today, I made some paper bags for a customer.
So I'd like to write how to make a paper bag. I used some pages of magazines.
(1)Cut two pages from a magazine.


(2)Paste the edges of two pages together.



(3)Fold each side of the bag in same width. In this case, I folded in 1 inch.


(4)Tuck down each side.


(5)Fold the bottom of the bag. In this case, I folded in about 2 inches.


(6)Open the bottom.



(7)And fold it like the pictures.


Then, paste it.


(8)You did it! I love this one very much because I love tomatoes!!!!


I made five bags today.

Thank you for reading my poor English instruction.
I hope you like it.

102 comments:

Donna said...

Thank you for the tutorial, it is easy to understand. The bags look lovely--and delicious!

ML said...

I think I can do that!
Thank you so much for the great instructions.
And yes, that bag does look very delicious!!!
The tomatoes are so yummy looking. I remember the tomato you bought on your trip to the US when you blogged about it.
ML

Lin said...

Thank you, they are lovely!

mairuru said...

Hi Donna, ML, Lin!
Thank you very much! I love tomatoes very much so when I found this page, I soon began to make the bag.

nenuphar said...

What a useful tutorial! I was looking for a way to package some small gifts, and this is the perfect way.

I have been following your blog for a while, and I enjoy it very much, but I never commented. Thank you for this and all of your lovely and interesting posts.

Surya said...

I'm so thankful for this tutorial. I was searching for this from a very long time. Let me try it. I'll let you know how it turned out.

mairuru said...

Hello Surya,
Thank you for your comments! It's easy to make this bag and please show me!

semajrn said...

I had been looking for instructions on this very topic. So happy to find yours. Am I "direction challenged" as far as following instructions is concerned? Everyone seemed to think that they were so easy to follow!! I am having trouble with the following two parts: Did you take two sheets of magazine pages, place them on top of each other, and glue them together on two edges - right and left sides? And, I am not sure exactly how you glued the bottom together after folding the bottom up 2 inches and "opening it up". What happens to the triangular corners?

mairuru said...

Hello Semajrn,
Thank you for your comment.
I used two pages to make this bag. But sometimes I make a bag from a piece of paper.
And about the bottom, when I fold the first side, I put some glue on the corner only. Then, when I fold the other side, I put some glue on the corner and the line which laps over to the other side.
Could I explain well ...???

PM said...

i've been searching for a step by step guide on this and I'm so glad i came across your blog!

Alice said...

Great tutorial, thanks! :)

Holly said...

This is exactly what I had been looking for! Your instructions are very good, it doesn't even matter too much what you say in this case because the pictures say it all!

betuli said...

Thank you so much for this idea!
I was looking for an easy way to make paper bags, and with your instructions I finally managed to make a very nice one!
And your idea of using magazine pages is simply lovely!
Thanks a lot!

jaya pratheesh said...

thank you for the tutorial.. i had never thought about how to make a paper bag - and you give very clear instructions.

Heather said...

Those bags are lovely! :) And thank you for the tutorial, it is very easy to understand thanks to the very clear pictures you posted.

nurul huda said...

awesome! im gonna make this paper bag for my wedding favours. simple instructions. easy to understand and follow..hehe

Anonymous said...

You just said the MAGIC WORD ... paper bag!! I love this, thanks. Must try them
Mena

Anonymous said...

thx a lot!!! that was exactly what I needed!!! ;) u R gr8!!! ;)

Anonymous said...

Thank you sooo much! I was really confused for a long time, but now its crystal clear!

unknown said...

Greetings from mumbai, thank you for your tutorial, i wanted to make paperbags to wrap the gift of wooden incensestick holder on the event of beloved memory of our mother who expired on 26th october 2009 aged 76 year.
your tutorial was a great help to us.
Thank you again,
With Prayers,
geeta rane and family,Mumbai,India

alexandra s.m. said...

Fantastic! Thank You!!

Anonymous said...

i just made this! it works

Miss F. said...

wow, this looks amazing!!! perfect for christmas gift-giving! thanks!!!

Anonymous said...

thank you very much..i think you have just saved my Christmas....

Aarna - Sara Sekhar said...

oh thank you very much i was searching for this kind of post for a really long time....

avni said...

Marvelous job Mai!! I loved this simple, easy & fancy paper bag! I will try making one today itself! Thanks for sharing your talent dear!!

Yvonne Mason said...

kia ora. Thanks for the pics and easy to follow instructions, have mad quite a few just for the fun of it. YM

shilpa said...

thanks a million.... i was searching for the instructions with pictures.... ur instructions were so simple n e bag looks stunning thanx once again! :) good day!

Anonymous said...

aww, thanks so much. Its so easier to understand :)

Nadine said...

Thank you for this, I am going to put in on my Facebook profile.

Anonymous said...

this was awesome

qishaya said...

Milan create week ended last night with donatella christian louboutin london disregard presenting the ending show of the autumn christian louboutin online frost 2003 italian collections.Donatella, the creative chief of christian boots the house her delayed brother founded, delivered a collection that was, christian louboutin uk as they say, very christian louboutin shoes.First up was the versus limit, louboutin boots the cheaper christian louboutin line. Girls stomped christian louboutin 2010 out with backcombed tresses bearing turquoise leather trousers, christian louboutin uk sale patchwork pullover and blonde fur sliced into stoles and active jackets. christian boots uk But this aggressive hell’s angels look almost seemed a caricature of the christian louboutin boots christian louboutin boots comfort. louboutin sandals Next up was gianni christian louboutin, buy christian louboutin the main collection

xiaoyu said...

Southeast and main Asian pandora jewelry countries have twisted rubies for centuries, cheap pandora bracelets but research as to where, and how to find more deposits is Pandora charms spare, and production has figured out how and mining companies,” Pandora beads Giuliani says, to look at exactly the right time and place.” pandora set Farther investigation of claret formation, based on tectonic scenery, cheap pandora geochemistry, fluid inclusions and isotopic ratios, allowed discount pandora Giuliani’s lineup to remodel a new prototype for the French Institute pandora 2010 of Research for Development (IRD) and the National Scientific pandora sale Center of Research, two government-sponsored knowledge Pandora Bangles and technology research institutes that aim to aid in the sustainable cheap pandora bracelets development of developing countries. Before the collision pandora bracelets prices of the Eurasian and Indian plates, lagoons or deltas sat in the regions where marble is giant, pandora bracelets and charms he says, “and there is the brains to expect that the new pandora bracelets sale thoughts should help development of the artless capital.” discount pandora bracelets Virginie Garnier, Gaston Giuliani and Daniel Pandora necklace Ohnenstetter urban the shape to do just that. They work for the garnet cheap pandora charms genesis. While studying the bedrock in Vietnam in 1998, the discount pandora charms French players found rubies, which detained traces of aluminum, chromium pandora charms sale and vanadium from universities, international corporations, governments pandora charms 2010 and why the rubies got there, and has created a paradigm Pandora beads to help these evaporites, Garnier says, when the Eurasian cheap pandora beads and Indian plates collided, raising the Himalaya Mountains.

bing said...

thanks! will make this for loot bags for my daughter's birthday. :)

Anonymous said...

herve leger
herve leger dress
herve leger bandage dress
herve leger sale
herve leger dress sale
Herve Leger Dresses
Herve Leger Skirts

Anonymous said...

herve leger
herve leger dress
herve leger bandage dress
herve leger sale
herve leger dress sale

Anonymous said...

moncler
moncler jackets
Moncler Online
moncler sale
moncler clothing
Moncler Women
Moncler Jacken
Moncler Men
Moncler Kids
Moncler Jassen
Moncler Uomo
Moncler Vest
Moncler Accessories
moncler coats
piumini moncler
moncler branson
moncler jas

Anonymous said...

moncler
moncler jackets
Moncler Online
moncler sale
moncler clothing

Anonymous said...

P90X
p90x results
p90x workout
p90x reviews
p90x dvd set
p90x workout schedule
p90x extreme home fitness
p90x nutrition plan
p90x exercise program
p90x torrent
p90x dvd
p90x sale
Shaun T INSANITY Workout 13 DVDs
RevAbs
ChaLEAN
Brazil Butt Lift
10 Minute Trainer

Anonymous said...

P90X
p90x results
p90x workout
p90x reviews
p90x dvd set
p90x workout schedule
p90x extreme home fitness
p90x nutrition plan
p90x exercise program
p90x torrent
p90x dvd
p90x sale
Shaun T INSANITY Workout 13 DVDs
RevAbs
ChaLEAN
Brazil Butt Lift
10 Minute Trainer

Anonymous said...

P90X
p90x results
p90x workout
p90x reviews
p90x dvd set
p90x workout schedule
p90x extreme home fitness
p90x nutrition plan
p90x exercise program
p90x torrent
p90x dvd
p90x sale
Shaun T INSANITY Workout 13 DVDs
RevAbs
ChaLEAN
Brazil Butt Lift
10 Minute Trainer

Elizabeth said...

Are you and tomato ok?

Luke Fey said...

The best paper bag tutorial on the net =D

pheno'menon said...

I had to demonstrate to my class to make the bag. thanx for your clear instruction. I cud follow it and did my job well

wild africa said...

The Rank Herve Leger Dress fashion shows are often populated with celebrities and famous actresses dressed in Herve Leger bandage dresses.Famous fans, Lindsay Lohan, Rihanna and Kate Bosworth.

wild africa said...

The Rank Herve Leger Dress fashion shows are often populated with celebrities and famous actresses dressed in Herve Leger bandage dresses.Famous fans, Lindsay Lohan, Rihanna and Kate Bosworth.

Savitha said...

Thanks a lot for this instruction My daughter had a project which she was able to do because of ur instruction

Va Morelia said...

Incredible! tnks

Anonymous said...

thnk u so much u did a grat job dude u rock

The Rain Man said...

Cool, I've been searching for an easy tutorials, and found yours :)

shil said...

one of the easiest paper bag making tutorials I read :)

Anonymous said...

omg don't mind if i say it is the worst u now a poor person can make more better than that.ah..................i hate this site

dian said...

hello i am dian i hate this site.ired all the comments and the last one is from someone anonymous. i also agree with that person. i hate this siteeeeee

Anonymous said...

Excellent clear instructions and great photos. Thanks very much.

Yaman Agarwal said...

Will it be strong?

Fresh Ottawa said...

I love this! Thanks so much. Just made three. Your instructions are great!

Mája said...

Hey, nice tutorial, very useful! Thanks a lot!

ANIA said...

Great tutorial!! Thanks so much - I made one already and I love it!

judi online said...

another great tutorial by you, amazing!

Luvay33 said...

Wow this is beautifully made. You have really great craftsmanship! Thanks for the tutorial. It's easy to understand and your bag turned out wonderfully. <3

P.S. You now have a new subscriber. =)

Anonymous said...

thanks so much. I din't know making paper bags was so easy.

Farida said...

Hello hope you're doing fine.I'm your fan. i always follow up your blog...I made the paper bags.They turned out very nice.....Thanks a million for the tutorial..you are gr8!

Take care!

King Bayern Munich said...

Hello, friends. The first time to your blog, let me very interested for the class. Write great!
China Torches
bamboo torches
Pot Packing Candle
Bamboo Torch
total bamboo torch
bamboo garden gazebo
wooden barrels
chinese tea bags
wholesale tea bags
blooming tea
jasmine flower tea
chinese white tea
white tea supplier
white tea exporter
spring Mattress
Spring Clips
Mattress protector
Nonwoven Fabric
Printed fabric
Mattress Fabric
China products

Lin said...

I just made a paper bag from your tutorial and it came out so cute and perfect! Thanks so much! :)

buydarvocet said...

My son has to submit a project on paper bag, the steps on your blog were easy to understand.

Anonymous said...

Vow superb... thanks a lot. This was really useful.

Anonymous said...

it did not work you lier i hate you :o

Anonymous said...

it is a very easy to make . we can decorate as our wish and i have tried a bag already .

Photo Booth said...

Thank you for this tutorial. I already done packaging my gift for our kris kringle.

Mayank Patel said...

Thanking you....

I like this Innovation

mayankpatel.in

Alie said...

thank you!!! great tutorial!!

Anonymous said...

Thank you for your very clear and beautifully simple instructions.

k.pranavi said...

its very nice ,i like it so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

samir kaila said...

hello every body.

Nice information on this blog.

we are paper bag manufacturer from India.

And our paper bag ranges from 0.3 usd/piece to 2 usd/piece.


Any body who wants to purchase can contact us at

samirkaila@paper-bag.in

Regards
samir kaila

my skype is samir.kaila1

mommy tess said...

Hello!!! I'm planning to have a paper bag making business and your tutorial was a big help. Now that i know the hows, i need to find possible clients next.... thanks much and wish me luck.

admin said...

:) we make10.000 paper bags in a day but yours is real handmade and cute:)
ourwebsite

Anonymous said...

I love this..
I was looking desperately for tutorials how to make a paper bag..

Thank you so much.

Anonymous said...

Thank you so much for posting this project.
I appreciate the pictures, which clearly demonstrate the steps.

hilo said...

thank you for the tutorial, your english is very good!!!! hope you and "tomato"is well and you have made a very good blog and the intructions are very clear!!! Thanks

Anonymous said...

Really Great and simple. My sister has to make a paper bag for some pgm in school. We were searching for the steps since yesterday.. this is really good. We made one now and it came out well. Thanks a lot

Anonymous said...

Thank You! The bags look lovely and are easy to make too!

Gunn said...

Smart!:)

Angelanna said...

thnk u didi loved the tomatoes ;) really helpd me ... thumbs up :))

addinfarhani said...

wowww!!...really easy.. thanks for the toturial... i have to make my own paper bag for my role-play next week...(^^,)

Sandstone Suppliers in India said...

Hello There,

this is really very nice blog and looking very nice. this blog is very helpfull for shopping .. we want come back on this blog...

China Printing said...

Nice information on this blog. We are also paper bag manufacturer from China.

Daydah said...

hi mairuru, thanks for this clear tutorial - found it last year and been referring people to it since. The steps are easy to follow and clearly shown in the pictures. You are gifted!
PS: please clear the spam from your comments, they affect your credibility negatively especially to the search bots. cheers.

Anonymous said...

thank u so much

Gokaldas Paperbags said...

Nice blog really it will grab the attention of blog reader!! Paper Bags will play very vital role in keeping the environment clean so we Gokaldas Paper Products are the manufacturer and supplier of paper bags in good design and colors in Bangalore, India og readers!!

Bernardina Prins said...

I just want to mention I am all new to blogs and really savored this page. Probably I’m going to bookmark your site . You really come with beneficial stories. Cheers for sharing your web-site.

Paper Carrier Bags

Bernardina Prins said...

Pretty! This was an extremely wonderful post. Thanks for providing this info.



Printed Plastic Bags

Katnyss-Maria said...

Hey!
The Instructions Was Pretty Good! :')
And Yew Explain Well. In fact VERY Well! =))
Thanks For The Steps, Again.

P.S: Never Worry Weather Yewr English is Good Or Bad! :') :'D =')) ;)

Gexton said...

I just say wow i like your blog keep the good work guys really this post fantastic
Electroplating

Packaging material supplier

Anonymous said...

Hi my name is Sam,I didnt want to really disclose my email and stuff...

Anyways,can this paper bag be made of
newspaper?Thanks.

Gladys Ching said...

Simple and clear tutorial! thank you so much! :) i've surf several websites but i still cant really get to figure out how to do paper bags, Your tutorial was the best! TQ

Swapna Jayesh said...

Very good :)Even I am trying to do this soon

Maria said...

Thank you very much. This helped me a lot for making my bag for my work. Thank you!!! The bags you made are so pretty and proffesh ;)

Sasi Mon said...

Thanks very much for this tutorial.Very short steps.Easy to understand

Merchandise Bags said...

Wonderful work you shared, i am highly recommended here keep it continue.
Thanks

Laminated Paper Grocery Bags said...

All the bags are great and beautiful.

Sujata Goldar said...

thanks mairuru for creating this website. Actually earlier I knew how to make paper bags but now I forgot.

Anonymous said...

It's really Cool