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DIY Tea Bag Favor

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DIY Tea Bag favors plus a pouch to keep it clean.


The cost for me was under $15 for 36 favors.


Homemade Tea bag and travel pouch


Materials:


Loose leaf 1tsp-2tsp per pouch


or Instant tea bags


mini safety pin


Muslin undyed/unbleached


Oraganic cotton/hemp spool


Sewing Thread and needle


Stamp for design


Fabric paint


I used a stencil brush to apply paint to stamp


Blow dryer to dry the paint quickly or air dry over night


Directions:


POUCH: I used a Lipton Tea Bag in a foil wrapped pouch for the general template size then increased by 1/4" for seem allowance. and folded it over for a front and back.


muslin is roughly 7 1/4" x 3 1/4"


Fold over top and bottom edges 1/4" towards the wrong side and stitch the edge. You want to make a gap to fit in the string.


Cut string approx 8 inches You can attach a tag with hot glue at the end or just knot it.


Teabag: You can use a store bought tea bag which is a lot less expensive!


I took a pouch and folded it into a long tube and stiched and then sewed into one end the string and added 2 teaspoons whole tea and then stiched the bottom closed. Yes you can see these two seems which is why they are decorative stiches.


Now I have have a tube left to make a second tea bag.

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Last Updated: August 4, 2013 at 12:47 am
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