Dads Shoe Sachets
- Recycled old t-shirts
- Fairfield Polyfil Fiber Stuffing
- Cedar wood shavings
scissors, paintbrush, iron and pressing surface, ruler, tablespoon
- DecoArt SoSoft Fabric Paints: Kelly, White, Black, Red
- The Warm Company Lite Steam-a-Seam
- Alphabet stamps: tiny, 1”
- Black inkpad
- Sewing machine and thread
- 1. Using 1/2” seam allowance, cut four 5”x7” rectangles from green or black shirt material. Cut white shirt material into two 3-1/2”x5-1/2” rectangles.
- 2. Using iron and pressing surface, follow manufacturer’s instructions to fuse 3-1/2”x5-1/2” white rectangles to fusible webbing. Use pencil to draw 3”x5” rectangle on paper side of rectangles; cut out. Peel off paper backing; fuse to one right side of black or green shirt material.
- 3. Use paintbrush and fabric paints to create simple barbell or golf green motifs. See photos.
- 4. Stamp saying and details using 1” alphabet stamps for larger stamped words and tiny alphabet stamps for smaller words with black inkpad. Heat ink with iron on low heat setting.
- 5. Position sachet pieces together. Machine sew along three sides, with right sides facing, leaving bottom open for turning.
- 6. Turn sachet right side out. Pour approximately two tablespoons of cedar shavings into sachet. Lightly stuff sachet with polyfil fiber. Machine sew opening closed.
by Melony Bradley