Tested by Twiggzy - Ficelle et Baluchon - Reusable gift bags

Tested by Twiggzy - Ficelle et Baluchon - Reusable gift bags

The products

Ficelle et Baluchon, a Quebec company, manufactures reusable fabric gift bags.  They are handmade by people who may be living in isolation.  From design to delivery, many efforts are used to keep the impact on the environment to a minimum.

Many sizes and models are offered in this boutique.

The test

"We have to give a gift to one of our friends.  We decided to bring it in a gift bag from the Ficelle et Baluchon collection."

- Mélanie

Cleaning tips:

  • Machine washable in cold water on delicate cycle.
  • Dry flat.
  • Steam iron to restore beauty.


Do not put heat on the ribbon as it may damage it! 

The verdict

"One word:  brilliant!  The Ficelle et Baluchon gift bags are both chic and durable.  They advantageously replace paper bags sold in large stores that often are not recyclable.  Yes, they are more expensive.  It's true!  But they are infinitely reusable!  That is one huge advantage!  In addition, by using a gift bag from Ficelle et Baluchon, your friend will have the impression of receiving two gifts... it's like paying it forward.  And, if you're lucky, your bag will come back to you one day."