Paper Pockets

By  Cheryl Ball  for  iLoveToCreate, a Duncan Enterprises Co.

size: 8"

  • Paper Pockets
  • "Tinycandy's Gift" Book


  • Cardstock or construction paper, in colors of choice
  • Fabric, scraps
  • Chenille stems, two
  • Recycled Christmas card images


  • Hole punch
  • Decorative-edge scissors
  • Aleene’s Fast Grab Tacky Glue
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

Pattern - Paper Pockets

  • 1. Print and cut out patterns. Fold pocket on lines. Glue pocket on front of cone.
  • 2. Cut pocket from fabric. Glue fabric pocket on front of pocket.
  • 3. Use decorative-edge scissors to cut decorative pieces from fabric. Glue fabric and recycled card images on pocket as desired. Let dry.
  • 4. For handle, twist two chenille stems together. Punch holes on sides of cone as indicated on pattern. Thread chenille stem ends through holes; twist ends on inside.
  • 5. Fill pockets with candy and treats.
  • Note
  • 1. Check out the book, Tinycandy's Gift by Susan Estes, which explains the origin of one of our favorite holiday treats, the candy cane! This book is a great addition to a fun family crafting night or given as a gift with homemade holiday favors!

    "Tinycandy's Gift"