Casting Instructions for ‘How to make a Charm Bag’
Pick the material that you would like to use for your bag. Velvet, felt, or leather are good choices. You may also use cotton or any other fabric. Because of it’s rich texture, velvet is a good choice for charm bags made to bring riches and money to you.
Pick the color of cloth for your charm bag. The color you choose is dependent upon the purpose for your 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 protection and also 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.
Gently 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 into the Universe and to the Goddess.
Then you can decorate your charm bag in any manner that you wish. You may wish to draw meaningful symbols on the bag. You can can write your purpose on the tote. Sewing beads, sequins, ribbons, or other decorations on the bag is a good 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’re doing this, imagine that the charm bag is working its magic for you.
Now add the ingredients you want to have in your charm bag. You can use anything that you feel is emblematic of the goal you wish to reach. Dried herbs, crystals, photos, written words, flower petals, trinkets, a tiny magnet (such as 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 shut. If you wish, you can sew a ribbon onto the bag to hang it with. You might also carry the charm bag on your pocketbook, bag, or on your pocket.