Felt Tissue-Box Holder
SourceMartha Stewart Living, November 2008
A piece of felt in your favorite color makes an ideal cover for a tissue box -- and the material will convey warmth when you need it most.
- Cubed tissue box
- Fabric shears
- Needle and thread
Step 1 of 4
Center a cubed tissue box on a 14-inch felt square; trace with chalk. Set box aside.
Step 2 of 4
Using a ruler, draw an X that extends to each corner of felt. Cut a 2 1/2-inch opening at center. Starting from outer corners, cut along lines of X; stop at corners of traced square.
Step 3 of 4
Cut 4 notches as shown. Place felt on top of box. Fold in edges of short sides; pin to box. Fold triangles' corners around box to overlap on each side; pin.
Step 4 of 4
Make a stitch at bottom point, on 2 opposite sides, to secure all layers. Remove pins.