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Project

Ultrasuede Tissue Pouch

Introduction

Resources: We used Ultrasuede from Field's Fabrics, 616-455-4570.

Materials

  • Scissors
  • Ultrasuede in various colors
  • Tissue pouch template
  • Adhesive, such as Fabri-Tac
  • Glue
  • Button
  • Scalloped edgers

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Cut a 6-by-7-inch piece of ultrasuede. Print the tissue pouch template and cut out the shapes.

  2. Step 2

    For the sandpiper design, start with a different color of ultrasuede, trace the shape of the bird's body and feather on it, and cut out. Apply a dab of adhesive to the back of the body and glue onto the center of the large piece of ultrasuede.

  3. Step 3

    Glue wing to the body and a small button to the head for an eye.

  4. Step 4

    Topstitch a single line along the center of the wing; topstitch two straight lines for the legs.

  5. Step 5

    Fold in the long ends of the piece so they meet in the middle and secure in place with a bit of tape. Don't use pins, as they leave permanent holes.

  6. Step 6

    Topstitch along each short end with scalloped edgers.

Source
Martha Stewart Living Television

Reviews (4)

  • lindalalonde 13 Mar, 2012

    Should the last sentence read "Topstitch along each short end and trim with scalloped edgers"? Unless I'm mistaken, 'edgers' are scissors that leave a design instead of a straight edge.

    These instructions are very confusing and poorly laid out! I agree with Virginia about the missing # 3.

    I would expect directions for kids' crafts to be much more clear. I wouldn't give this to teens to do on their own without rewriting the instructions.

  • Pugnkidzmom 11 Mar, 2010

    Summer Dance, check out the no-sew tissue pouch , which was a craft of the day last month. http://www.marthastewart.com/article/tissue-pouch There's a photo of the back there. it's just a slit down the back, but on that one you actually overlap by about 1/2".

  • VirginiaOMalley 11 Mar, 2010

    They should have put the number 3 right before the word 'fold'.

  • SummerDance 11 Mar, 2010

    Nice but would like to see flip side