Casting Instructions for ‘How to make a Charm Bag’
Select the material that you want to use for your own bag. Velvet, felt, or leather are good choices. You can also use cotton or another fabric. Because of it’s rich texture, velvet is a fantastic choice for charm bags designed to bring money and prosperity to you.
Select the color of fabric for your charm bag. The color you choose depends upon the purpose for your own bag.
Pink is used for love.
Red is used for sex or passion.
Black is used for banishing and revenge.
Blue is used for healing and spirituality.
Purple is used for security and for psychic power.
Gold is used for wealth and prosperity.
Green is used for fiscal matters.
White is used for purity and cleansing. It can also be used for spirituality.
Other color associations that you may want to consider are:
Silver for the Goddess
Gold for the God
White for the angels or your spirit guide.
Green for fairies.
Cut your material into two square sections. Place the two pieces together with the insides facing each other.
Slowly sew three of the sides of the pouch together. As you sew your charm bag, focus your thoughts on the purpose of the charm. Visualize your goal coming true for you and know that as you sew your energy is being put into your charm bag and being sent out to the Universe and to the Goddess.
Next you can decorate your charm bag in any manner that you wish. You may wish to draw significant symbols on the tote. You can can write your purpose on the tote. Sewing beads, sequins, ribbons, or other decorations on the bag is a fantastic idea. The more time and effort you put into decorating and working with your charm bag, the more of your personal energy you infuse into it. While you are doing this, imagine that the charm bag is working its magic for you.
Now add the ingredients that you want on your charm bag. You can use whatever you feel is symbolic of the goal you wish to reach. Dried herbs, crystals, photographs, written words, flower petals, trinkets, a small magnet (for magnetism), you can even spray the inside or out of the bag with a perfume or dab it with oil.
Sew the top of your charm bag closed. If you wish, you can sew a ribbon onto the bag to hang it with. You might also take the charm bag in your pocketbook, bag, or in your pocket.