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Food gifts: Felt Chinese Takeout Box Tutorial

Felt, Making toys, Sewing  |  August 31st 2011  |  0 Comment

Do you want to take some SUSHI home for your friends? 

Please use our hand sewn wool felt TAKEOUT BOX.

 

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MATERIALS:

White Felt

Card Stock

Embroidery Floss

 

 

 

Download the Pattern Here:

Takeout Pattern Page 1

Takeout Pattern Page 2

 

STEP 1~

Cut out your felt and card stock according to each pattern piece.

STEP 2~

 

Glue the bottom card stock piece inside of the bottom 2 felt pieces.

Trim the Card stock so that it lays inside of the felt pieces by about 1/4″ then glue the card stock to the felt.

 

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STEP 3 ~ 

Layout the pieces.

This image shows 2 layers of felt for each side piece and 2 layers of felt with a card stock insert for the bottom.

 

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STEP 4 ~

Sew the pieces together.

 

Using a blanket stitch, sew the side pieces to the bottom.

Remember to put the WRONG sides together and then sew.

 

 

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STEP 5 ~

Sew the sides together. Insert the card stock pieces. You will have to trip the card stock pieces so they they slip in nicely.

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STEP 6~

Blanket stitch the edges of the top flaps together.

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STEP 7 ~

Attach the top flaps to the box. Sewing the pieces with the WRONG sides together using a blanket stitch.

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STEP 8 ~

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Add your leftover sushi and ENJOY!

Source: taoofcraft.typepad.com