Dads Shoe Sachets


size: 5"x7"

Materials

  • Recycled old t-shirts
  • Fairfield Polyfil Fiber Stuffing
  • Cedar wood shavings

Basic Supplies

scissors, paintbrush, iron and pressing surface, ruler, tablespoon

Tools

  • 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

Directions

  • 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

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