Take your tea bags with you in organised style!
A unique project I dreamed up the other day when thinking:
"what am I going to put my tea bag in"!?
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* First draw and cut out a 7.5 x 21cm (3 x 8inch) rectangle out of your felt.
* Repeat this on 4 different felt colours.
**How many you cut out is up to you, but the more you cut out the more 'pockets' you will have at the end.
I only wanted 4, so only cut out 4 rectangles from 4 different colours.
* Fold the bottom of the rectangle up 8.5 cm/3.5 inch and pin.
This will be your pocket!
* Repeat this step on all 4 pockets.
I then cut out a crescent shape at the top of the piece that you just folded up.
This makes it easier to remove the teabag :D
Repeat this on all 'pockets'
I then embroidered some names of the fronts of my 'pockets'
('XT' in love of X files- as in 'unknown tea')
Then stitch the sides of the 'pocket'
I used blanket stitch and used same thread as I used to stitch the name.
Stitch all the pockets together by pinning them and just stitching whip stitch or a simple binding stitch used for books.
You can just leave the pockets looking like this is you prefer.
For the front cover I cut some more felt measuring 8.5 x 10.5 cm (3.5 x 4.4 Inches)
I then pinned the front and back cover to the pockets and sewed the binding stitch .
Be sure to go though all of the layers- this will make the binding strong.
I started 1/4 from the top then went up then down the spine. This makes the binding stronger also.
As I said before you could use a simple whip stitch to link all of the layers.
Once all stitched together, sew whatever you want on the front cover.
Then fill up with Tea bags and you're ready to go!