Throwback Thursday: Cauldron Gift Bag Tutorial

Guess who’s back? Back again? The cauldron’s back to tell a friend! Halloween is creeping up on us with long gnarly claws so it must be time to make some cauldrons and stir up some fun gifting.

Here is my tutorial for making your own paper cauldron, or cauldron bag, or even pumpkin bag!

Measurements and download resource can be found in this post and watch the video for the how-to and to follow along. I hope you like it and please enjoy. 🙂

Cauldron Tutorial Video

I’m sure you can think of plenty of things, not least of all sweets of course!


Cauldron skeleton:
11-1/2″ x 7-1/4″ black cardstock
Score on the long side at: 1-1/2″, 3″ , 4-1/2″ , 6″, 7-1/2″, 9, 10-1/2″
Turn counter clockwise
Score on the short side at: 1/4″, 1/2″, 1″, 1-1/2″, 2-1/2″, 3-1/2″, 4-1/2″, 5-1/2″, 6-1/2″

Scalloped Ribbon: 11″
Glittered Organdy Ribbon: 14″ (optional handle)

You can download free printables for the base and leaf templates below:

I love this project and am very proud of it. My cats loved it too, so offered to model for me.

Iris started off with the posing but was also a bit mischievous!

Thanks for reading, please subscribe and come back soon,
Sam xx

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