Fancy little totes filled with cash will bring a big smile to any child.
Photography: Sang An
Source: Martha Stewart Kids, Volume 16 2004
For other patterns, you can use our design as a template: Trace it onto white paper, drawing fold lines between the dotted lines. Cut out, and trace again onto wrapping paper; score fold lines through the template.
Download and print template. Use a ruler and bone folder to score between opposite sets of dotted lines for folds. Cut out (trim top with pinking shears, if you like); cut slits where shown.
Bend bag into shape, creasing folds. At bottom, tuck small side flaps under larger ones; tape. Tuck side tab inside; tape.
Glue on waxed twine for handles. Wrap money in tissue; put into bag.