Friday, December 9, 2011

Tutorial: Laminated Cotton Tissue Holders


 I make these for Big Sister's teachers each year.  I use laminated cotton since it is easy to wipe off- you know germs and such.   This year I am using a favorite Michael Miller fabric- Dick and Jane!

Step 1:  Trim to 5 1/2" x 8".

Step 2:  Fold over twice and iron each 5" end (be sure to use a scrap piece of cloth).

Step 3:  Sew hems.

Step 4:  Fold each end into the center serge or zig zag edges.

Step 5:  Sew sides 1/4" from the ends to strengthen stitching (see contrasting brown thread in picture).

Step 6: Turn each side right side out, pushing corners out firmly

Step 7:  Fill and Give!

I also sell these in my etsy shop- Lila's Bowtique

7 comments:

  1. I've seen these, but didn't have directions! Thank you.

    www.minnesotajunker.blogspot.com

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  2. I love this idea. Hope you din't mind but I am going to pin it. i plan to make one too!
    Lou

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  3. Here from Sugar bee blog hopping. Thank you for this, it looks beautiful. I will have to pin that and try it sometime soon.

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  4. I like this idea. My mom uses tissues all the time. I should make one for her sometime. Thanks so much for sharing!
    Shiloh
    everydaygameplan.net

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  5. These are lovely - such a fun and bright idea I love them! You have done an amazing job on these - they just look fabulous! Thanks for sharing the tutorial
    Visiting from Tip Junkie
    Lowri
    http://papervinenz.blogspot.com/

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  6. I have fabric cut out to make these... one of these days. I have never heard of laminated cotton.

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  7. I keep wanting to make these and forget , Thanks for the reminder these are so cute found you on addicted 2 decorating

    Would love for you to link up on my new link party http://www.getouttamyheadplease.com/2011/12/show-it-off-link-party-2.html

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