Dads Shoe Sachets

Materials

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

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

Basic Supplies

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

Directions

STEP 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.

STEP 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.

STEP 3

  • Use paintbrush and fabric paints to create simple barbell or golf green motifs. See photos.

STEP 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.

STEP 5

  • Position sachet pieces together. Machine sew along three sides, with right sides facing, leaving bottom open for turning.

STEP 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.
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