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Wheat bag July 5, 2011

Filed under: 3D projects,Gift Ideas,Sewing — aliessa @ 9:01 am

Here’s a quick and inexpensive gift idea…

I recently made this wheat bag as a brithday gift for a friend. She is pregnant and I thought this would be ideal for all the aches and pains that go along with pregnancy.

A wheat bag is really simple to make. All you need is some fabric of your choice (apparently any type will do, but I have only ever used 100% cotton and courdroy), enough wheat to fill the bag approximately 3/4 full, your sewing machine and cotton to match. Sew up 3 sides of a bag (you choose the size), turn bag right sides out. 3/4 fill the bag with wheat. Turn raw edges of open end in and sew a narrow seam to close the bag. That’s it, you’re done!

To make it a gift, tie some raffia or pretty ribbon around and add an instruction tag. – Wheat bag instructions

Something I would like to try is to add some dried lavender buds with the wheat to give a lovely, relaxing fragrance.

Have you made a wheat bag before? If not maybe you could give it a try! I think I might make some mini ones for the school fete arts and crafts stall.

Thanks for stopping in today. Happy Crafting!






July Card Class July 1, 2011

Filed under: 3D projects,Cards,Classes — aliessa @ 11:42 pm

Hello everyone! July card class is upon us. This month I have planned mini milk cartons, carry tray and card.

Details of class:

Thursday July 14, 7.30pm

My house (address given on RSVP)

Cost $20 (includes 4 mini milk cartons, 1 carry tray and 2 cards (of 1 design)

Here are some piccies of what we’ll be making…

the tray with cartons in it

carton 1

carton 2

carton 3

carton 4

the card

Thanks for stopping in today!

Happy Crafting!




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