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Do you love DIY as much as I do? Then this is one giveaway you will definitely want to enter! Now through October 5th, 2012 you can enter to win 100 5″x7″ premium drawstring cotton muslin bags from State Line Bag Company along with a stamp sheet from designer Claudine Hellmuth!
Premium Drawstring Cotton Muslin Bags from State Line Bag Company - Perfect for DIY Craft Projects
State Line Bag Company is USA company located in Kansas. They manufacture cotton drawstring bags and backpacks. Recently, they launched a new line of bags that are great for craft projects and party favors. These premium drawstring cotton muslin bags are a high quality bag with matching stitching and drawstring – almost like a blank canvas. They can be used for everything from product packaging to wedding favor bags and can be decorated with heat transfers, rubber stamps, fabric paint and more! One lucky winner will receive 100 5″x7″ premium drawstring cotton muslin bags from State Line Bag Company (valued at $30.60) along with a Spring Garden Stamp Sheet from designer, Claudine Hellmuth, pictured below.
Spring Garden Clear Stamp Set from Claudine Hellmuth - DIY Project Ideas
Claudine Hellmuth is a designer and illustrator. She licenses retro whimsical artwork to the craft, home and gift markets. Her client list includes illustration projects with major companies like Smart Car, Capitol Records and publications such as The Saturday Evening Post and she has been featured in The New York Times, appeared on The Martha Stewart Show, HGTV, The DIY Network and on HSN. In addition to the muslin bags from State Line Bag Company, the winner of this contest will also receive one set of Spring Garden clear stamps designed by Claudine Hellmuth (valued at $15.) This 4″x8″ set includes nine adorable clear stamps with whimsical details. You can learn more about Claudine Hellmuth by visiting her website and blog. You can also find her on twitter and facebook. Love her work? Then be sure to check out her shop as well!
This contest is open to USA residents 18 and up. Simply enter via Rafflecopter (below) through a minute after midnight Eastern time October 5th, 2012.

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Rebecca D. Dillon is a soapmaker, DIY-er and blogger whose life is controlled daily by a dachshund. You can learn more about Rebecca by checking out her bio. Or discover more great skin care & beauty recipes by subscribing to Soap Deli News blog via email.


  1. I would make party favors for my son’s first birthday party…we are doing it The Very Hungry Caterpillar themed!
    rebatink at gmail dot com

  2. Can we say wedding favors?! My wedding next summer is sunflower-themed, and these would make great bags to contain some lovely sunflower seeds for our guests to grow!

  3. Ooh I was just starting to think about office Christmas gifts, perfect!

  4. Oh, the kids and I would make Christmas gift bags with these beauties!

  5. I would use the bags to store handmade soap in, opposed to storing the soap in plastic, and give them as gifts to family and friends.

  6. I just received a shipment of State Line’s smallest bag and love them.

    I could really use a bit larger bag!!

  7. I would use them as an Advent calender hung with decorated clothes pins.

  8. I would love to use them for packaging jewelry, love the organic look!

  9. This looks Great! So fun!

  10. I would fill them with potpourri. My blog email & FB email are different. Thanks for the chance.

  11. I have all of the ingredients to make your Sea Salt and Goat’s Milk bath and I can’t wait to try it! Those bags would be a wonderful help to send them out for Christmas 🙂

  12. Been wanting to try out rubber stamping on muslin bags, and this would be a great opportunity to do so!!

  13. I’ve got my fingers crossed x2! I have sooo many ideas on how to use these bags but especially love the milk bath idea!

  14. Considering the amount of bags I could use them for a variety of things. The first that comes to mind is using them to pack homemade potpurri and soap in for Chrsitmas presents. I would probably decorate them a little for the holiday using chunky jingle bells and plastic craft christmas lights. For Halloween I would fill them with candy and toys and decorate them to match the season. I bet I could even make pumpkin bread to wrap and put in the bags.

  15. I would use them to package up my handmade soaps for customers!

  16. I’d love to use them as packaging for my smaller toys, they’d be great for party favor bags cute and decorated for this holiday season too

  17. Oh – I can’t even begin to tell you how badly I want to win these – I would fill them with my homemade soaps, potpourri’s, and sleep pillow ingredients to give as gifts to family and friends!
    Thank You For the Opportunity to Win!

  18. Awesome contest! Thanks. These might make great eye pillows with lavender.

  19. They would be used for a wedding!

  20. These would be great for cookie exchanges! Thanks for linking up to the CHQ Blog Hop! Happy to be following along with you! Hope to see you back next week!

  21. I would use them for packing school birthday treats for my 3 oldest.

  22. -bunny

    i would use them to give gifts and organize jewelry.

  23. I have just started making ruffles and would love to have these bags to put some on! And stamps!!! Can’t remember the last time I was able to get a new stamp!!! It would be like an early CHRISTmas gift!!!!!

  24. What product…wow! Didn’t know she existed, this is great….Claudine Hellmuth Creative Layers Foam Stamps, Domestic I do like these the best!!! Thanx for such an informative blog!!!

  25. What would I make with those adorable muslin bags? I would probably paint them up in pretty ways and offer them as little gift bags when I sell my jewelry. Maybe makes some little potpourri sachets to stick in my closet. Organize my own jewelry box a little better, by putting some of my better pieces in a couple. Use them as gift bags around Christmas. The possibilities are quite endless.

  26. I would use them as grab bag Halloween treat bags this year for Halloween. Mine and my husband’s favorite part of Halloween is passing out candy to the kids 🙂

  27. there are a number of things: number one being lavender satchets (possibly hand embroidered or silk screened) and two, packaging my soaps.

  28. From Claudine’s shop, I don’t know what I like the best. Her designs are quite adorable but they aren’t quite me (I’m more punk/alt).

  29. What would I do with these wonderful fresh, clean bags? I would stamp one of my own home-grown illustrations on it and pop in one of my cloth ornaments that I’m currently working on. I also could use them for my magnets and pinbacks for multiple orders.
    Thank you for the opportunity and I really enjoy Claudin Hellmuth’s work, I saw her interviewd on Monica Lee’s Smart Creative Women vlog and she was so engaging!

  30. I would use them for winter holiday gifts for my teachers!

  31. So many possibilities! I would probably use them as gift bags for Christmas presents. I try to do something homemade each year for family and friends – these bags would be the perfect presentation!

  32. i would love to use these for my Out of Town bags for my guests as their goodies at our destination wedding!

    imnotarunner at gmail dot com

  33. I would put fun things in it for Christmas gifts. Maybe soap…

  34. Being a jewelry artisan I could use these for my pieces instead of plastic zippies. I could stamp them with my logo stamp. These are much “greener” than plastic
    Thanks for the opportunity!!

    lunrei at yahoo dot com

  35. I would probably use these as gift holders…try and find some cute way to decorate them. OR I could use them for parties somehow, candy holders, etc.

  36. twitted this today, 16/9

  37. little autumnal hostess gifts! so sweet.

  38. I’d use them as wedding favors!

  39. I’d use them as Halloween Giftbags

  40. If I won, I would use them for gift bags!

  41. I would make them into sweet Christmas tree ornament/gift bags, you know that extra special gift you want to be a total surprise. Like my hubz lost wedding ring buried in a bag of cake mix! YES, that’s what I’m talking about.

  42. I do something using dried herbs and big tea bags! Works wonders for the skin.

  43. These would be great for wedding favors!!

  44. I’m thinking of Christmas party and gift exchange 😀

  45. I would use them for storing jewelry.

  46. I have soooo many ideas! Christmas gifts are probably number one right now. 🙂

  47. guest favors for my wedding!

  48. I’d use them to package up my Holiday soaps this Christmas 🙂

  49. I would make Christmas gift bags for friends and neighbors! So cute 🙂

  50. I would love to use these as a treat bag for Halloween…stained and stamped

  51. I would make lavender pouches for my wool to keep moths away!

    hrfarley at gmail dot com

  52. I would make gift bags 🙂

  53. I’d use them for gift bags! They are the perfect size for a little game set I like to make.
    maria.the.uncommon at gmail dot com

  54. My first thought was also party favors of my daughters’ birthday parties.

  55. I would make cute little stamped jewelry bags.

  56. Little gift bags for jewelry

  57. I would dye some of them, add the stamps (which are too cute!) and then slip our homemade soaps in them for gifts this year.

  58. I really love stamping on these bags. I haven’t done it in a long time and I’d love to do it again!

  59. Oh my. I don’t know…..I’d probably embroider them and use them as gift holders. 😀 So cute.

  60. Oh! These would make perfect bags to hold the charms and necklaces that I’ll be selling, and would be adorable with a simple stamped motif and vintage button closure!
    I’m trying to get started on a less than shoestring budget, so winning would be a fantastic gift 🙂

  61. These would be nice to package the jewelry I (hope to) sell on Etsy!

  62. Christina – – I’d have a number of uses for them (jewelry, etc.) and then would give the rest to friends who would vastly appreciate them!

  63. I’d love to win these little bags, so cute. I can think of several things they’d be good for!

  64. Lavender pouches, gift bags, homemade soap… many fun things to do with these!

  65. Christmas/Halloween goodie bags!! Thanks!

  66. I would make “ladies survival kits” that would include nail polish, safety pins, mini comb, tampon, stain stick, etc. and sell them to benefit a non-profit I work with. 🙂

  67. Just visited the shop site…LOVE the nature set!

  68. I’d decorate the bags and use them for gift-giving if I won!

    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

  69. I would decorate them and use them as small gift bags.

  70. I love her nature foam stamps.

  71. I would stamp on them and turn them into gift bags.

    sonflower277 at gmail dot com

  72. I would stamp them and give them to friends and family. ambrerose at(aol) dot(com)

  73. I would use them to make soap gifts. Thanks for the giveaway!

  74. Each year at Christmas we put together gift bags for the youth. These would be perfect to decorate for the kids!!! We have quite a few that don’t get much or anything for Christmas due to parents just cant afford it, so this is something they look forward to.

  75. I will use them as a party gifts.Thanks for the giveaway!

  76. I’d use them for home made jewelry, candles and magnets

    thank you for the giveaway

  77. Dice bags for everyone

  78. Hello! I would love to win these adorable bags. Although I have several things in mind of what I could do with them, I would use them most to package and present my jewelry. They would just make a nice finished touch.

  79. I would use them for favors and gifts! super cute. thanks!

  80. I would use these to make bath salt bags!!!!

  81. I would use the sachets for tub tea, jewelry gift giving, soap, candles, or candies!!! 🙂

  82. Absolutely wedding favors! What a cute way to present a little bit of chocolate for the end of the night! 🙂

  83. Use as Christmas gift bags that we make for our neighbors every year. They would be perfect!!!

  84. I’d use them to make lavender sachets for our closet!

  85. I’d make wedding favor bags. Cheers!

  86. twitted this today, 25/9

  87. I would use these for Christmas fudge and decorate them with red and green ribbon.
    Susan Chester

  88. twitted this today, 26/9

  89. Chrissy Winters says

    I would love to win these to package some of my holiday soaps in:)

  90. they would make wonderful bags for the herbal milk bath Im working on.

  91. I’m making rug mugs for Christmas and giving them with tea “kits”. These bags would be perfect for packaging.

  92. I would stamp them and put the guitar pick earrings that I sell in them.

  93. Oh spell sachets and bath teas!!

  94. I would make personalized greeting cards

  95. i would use them as special gift packaging for my soaps.

  96. I would use these for small Christmas presents.

  97. I’d use them for gifts to friends

  98. II would create handcrafted and hand designed, painted and embellished gift bags!
    Namaste’ Blessings!
    Debra J. Webb

  99. I would love to have these for my Girl Scout Unit! Thanks for the great giveaway!

  100. Wow! There are as many ways to use these adorable bags as there are bags in the giveaway! Here are a few of my ideas:

    –I’d stamp some with Claudine’s garden stamps and tuck a few seed packets in them as a little treat for a gardening friend.

    –I love embellishing circle tags punched out of cardstock and would package several in a bag, for a small “Thinking of You” gift.

    –I have two little granddaughters and the bags would be ideal for storing Barbie shoes, game pieces, Little People, etc.

    –They would also be great for presenting or storing handmade hair clippies or pony-o’s.

    –I would embellish several bags with vintage lace. ribbon, buttons, and other trims and use them as gift bags–or give a set of three or four as a gift all by itself.

    Thank you for sponsoring this fun giveaway!


  101. I would make winter immune support bath teas with the muslin bags… 🙂

  102. I would use them to make Christmas gifts this year.

  103. Ooh, these would make great gift bags for my handmade jewelry!

  104. twited this today, 01/10

  105. Super cute for christmas goodies!

  106. I would make neighbor gifts for Halloween and Christmas.

  107. I’d make sachets, also use some for baths with fresh and dried herbs.

  108. These would be fun to try transfer paper on–to put original artwork on the bags and put my herbal creations in. Love the ideas!

  109. I think these would be great for some muffin mixes and given as christmas gifts

  110. Christmas treat bags

  111. I would make Christmas presents for my family-fill them with rice and essential oils(;
    Thank you for the opportunity!

  112. would love to use these to package herbal bath soaks and other natural products I make thanks for the wonderful contest 🙂

  113. I’d love to make hand stamped lavender sachets.

    Desiree Dunbar

  114. I think they would be wonderful to put wedding favors in!

    kitraz13 at hotmail dot com

  115. Packaging for Christmas gifts! What fun to personalize the decorations for each recipient!

  116. I want to use them to package my son’s homemade soaps and sundry items!

  117. These bags are so nice!I would use them for gift bags for the soap I’m about to learn to make.Or maybe for the kiddos with their name stamped on them with party favors or just as their own treasure keeping bags!Best of luck to all that enter.And thanks for the chance for myself!

  118. They would be just perfect for packaging soap favors for my new grandson’s Baptism. Our family and friends will love them!

  119. I am the class mom at my daughter’s school and I would love to bring them in and have the kids create awesome totes!

  120. I would decorate them and fill them with goodies and give them to my grandsons class for Christmas

  121. I would give them to my daughter who teaches 2nd grade and have her use them for some project with the kids.

  122. These would be great for baby shower favors.

  123. I would use the bags to further My soaping business.

  124. Would love to use these bags to make lavender satchets for christmas gifts with a cute lavender stamp

  125. I would make a cover for a new musical release in Photoshop and then use iron-on transfer paper to put the image on the bags. I would then put the release (either a cassette or CD-r) in the bag and give it away for free to promote my music.

  126. I would use it as a fun project for me and my daughter

  127. My daughter is selling organic homemade soaps etc. I’d give them to her.

  128. Lavender sachets

  129. I can’t think of anything else but wedding favors!
    fb: rab pom

  130. If I won I would use these for my homemade Christmas “sweet dreams” satchels.

  131. I’d make little marble bags for the girls birthday party

  132. i would use these for Christmas wrappings!
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com

  133. I make soap. I’d use the bags to put them in.

  134. id send it to my friend who makes candles and soaps

  135. My girl scout troop would make welcome kits for new daisy girl scouts!

  136. I make soaps for extended family Christmas presents..these would be perfect!

  137. Gifts.

  138. These would be perfect for holiday gifts! I would pain a Turkey, leafs, or a Xmas treeing them then fill them with goodies and tie with either orange/ yellow or red/green ribbon :0) would be so fun

  139. I would make lavender sachets

  140. goodie bags for church friends and youth

  141. I would use them to hold homemade soap

  142. I think my daughter would be very excited to help me make these into Christmas gift bags!
    Lori L.
    monlor AT aol DOT com

  143. I love to make sachets for family and friends and these would be so perfect.
    lauraemerson17 at yahoo dot com

  144. I would use some for my friend’s wedding!! Wedding favors! The rest would be used for gifts and misc other things 😀