Pretty Velvet Pouches
Source: Martha Stewart Living, February 2011
These slim velvet sacks are sure to make a good impression -- they're imprinted with delicate patterns from evergreen sprigs. Easily sewn from ribbon and thread, they're perfect for glasses, knitting needles, or a camera.
Gray velvet ribbons, 50 mm
Brown velvet ribbons, 24 mm
Purple velvet ribbons, double-faced, 75 mm
Lay a sprig of greenery (we used cedar, but any sturdy evergreen will work) on a hard, heatproof surface.
Position synthetic velvet on top, nap side down (velvet in picture is double-faced), and hold iron on it for 15 to 20 seconds.
Stitch the sides closed, leaving a flap to close the pouch.