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Thread: Super super easy tissue holder

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    Super Member calla's Avatar
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    Thank you for this good pics and directions. I will try this.......it would of been better if you were here holding my hand and we could munch on goodies too..........really thanks.........calla

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    Thank you so much for the pattern and directions. I am going to be making these for the quilters CHRISTmas party to place at each place setting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by feffertim View Post
    You can make these in 5 minutes, or less if you chain piece. Great way to use up your scraps.

    cut main fabric 6 1/2 x 5 1/2, lining 7 1/2 x 5 1/2
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    you need two pieces of fabric, one main piece and one for the lining
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    sew 1/4 inch seam along both ends of the 5 1/2 sides, right sides together
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    turn right sides out and press so that your lining fabric shows evenly on both sides of your main fabric
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    bring both sides to the center and press
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    sew across the ends using 1/4" seam
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    then zig zag stitch across the same ends
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    Turn the tissue holder right side out, use a point turner to poke the corners neatly
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    Those are freakin' adorable! What a cute gift idea or bazaar item!

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    Thanks for the tissue holder tut------------I see a bunch of them in my future!~
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    Thank you for doing the tutorial. I see making some for the church bazaar.

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    They say mistakes is the step to new inventions. I like the wider trim and would be perfect to personalize with name, initials or a small design especially if you have the embroidery machine.

    Men like these also to carry in their pocket so I made some with masculine fabric, sports fabric, college fabric for students etc. We sold them at our church bazaar with a pack of tissues included for $2.00.

    I have also made these using suede fabric with braid along the opening edges and they do not need any lining. You just cut 1 piece of suede 5 1/2 inches by 7 inches, sew a piece of braid trim along the 5 1/2 inch edges. fold to middle and sew across ends. Since it won't ravel, no need to zig-zag. Turn right side out. You could add decorative stitch along opening edges instead of braid. Either way they are more luxurious so we sold these for $4.00 with pack of tissues included.

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    Thanks for the tutorial. Your pattern is much easier than the one I currently use.

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    Super Member Twisted Quilter's Avatar
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    Wow, this was quick and easy. I would think $2.00 with tissues would be a great selling price. Thanks for the tute!
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    Great idea with the elastic for the car visor!

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    I did these for church last Christmas and I just made 60 for boxes we are doing for overseas this year. It can really go fast . Some of my children and grandchildren in NC made these when I was there in June.
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