Way Back Wednesday Monochrome Big Bag Tutorial

Stampin’ Up! Demonstrator Pootles – Way Back Wednesday Monochrome Big Bag Tutorial

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Way Back Wednesday Monochrome Big Bag Tutorial

Oh I love making larger bags than usual. I do like tiny little ones, but making a bigger bag with only half a sheet of paper does hit the happy zone for me!

And of course, with it being Way Back Wednesday, I took to my own blog for my inspiration and found this one from September 2014.

Stampin' Up! Demonstrator Pootles - Way Back Wednesday Monochrome Big Bag Tutorial close up

The monochrome look really struck a chord with me, and as we have the gorgeous Black and White paper in the main catalogue, it was a must to remake it with that, and then a different colour scheme for the ribbons.

Super easy to make, I reckon you could fit loads in there!

S xx

Dimensions when completed – 4.25 x 4 x 1.5″ (10.5 x 10 x 4cm)

Paper – 6 x 12″ (15.25 x 30.5cm)

Score on the LONG side at 1.5, 5.75, 7.25, 11.5″ (4, 14.5, 18.5, 29cm)

Score on the SHORT side at 1.5, 5.5″ (4, 14cm)

Mark notches 2.5″ (6cm) from the top on the vertical lines to make the diagonal scores as per the video.

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Sam Hammond

Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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  1. These are lovely Sam. I like the look of the black and white papers but i dont naturally gravitate towards them. You’ve given me some inspiration, thank you.

  2. Anne Lumsden says:


  3. I love everything that you do! Those throwback Wednesday bags are a perfect way to use up my paper. I’m a demo of one year, been creative ever since I can remember and I love card making. Your BLOG inspires me so much! I live in California but I’m from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia…I am a long way from home. I’ve got a card going in the #GDP tomorrow…look for me. Thanks. Carole Anne

  4. Love this project. I’m starting to like this stamp set as well.

  5. Very elegant!

  6. Gloria Westerman says:

    Great tutorial…love these bags…and I love the watermelon with the black..tfs

  7. They’re pretty done in the black and white!

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