*Lord knows I have enough scraps* Pretty Pouches for Wedding Favors It's sew simple: Cut a rectangular strip of fabric to the desired width (allow for a 1/2-inch seam on both sides) and twice the preferred height. Fold the fabric in half with the right sides facing, stitch up the sides, and turn the whole thing inside out. Use pinking shears to finish the top edge, and fill with treats. Fashion ties out of fabric that's been torn on the grain. Fabric from Purl.