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Cherries Cross Stitch Tea Bag
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Brighten up your daily cup with a homemade tea tag with cherries cross stitch motif from DMC Threads. The free cross stitch chart for cherries helps you create the motif.
Size of the finished tea bag: 15.5 cm x 32 cm.
Cut a rectangle measuring 35 cm x 31 cm out of the Aida fabric, making sure the cross-stitch motif is well centred (piece A). Overcast the 4 sides by machine (see diagram).
How to mount the application
Cut a square measuring 35 cm x 31 cm out of the fusible fabric.
How to prepare the revers
Cut a rectangle measuring 35 cm x 22 cm (piece B) out of the maroon gingham.
How to assemble parts A and B
How to make the bag
Work on the back.
How to make the bag (contd)
Sew a side seam 1 cm from the edge along the height of 51 cm (see diagram on the left)
How to make the width of the bottom
At one end of the bottom of the bag, place the side seam over the bottom seam to obtain a triangular shape. Make sure the fabric is completely flat and machine stitch a straight seam 2 cm from the point all along the width forming the base of the triangle. Proceed in the same way for the other side (see diagram).
How to finish the bottom of the bag
Fold over the triangles inside and hold in place with whip stitches
How to make the revers at the top
How to finish
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