FELT STORAGE BOXES
WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
- 1 metre of Felt
- 1 metre of heavy iron on interfacing
- 15cm of leather strip
- 1 packet of press studs with tool
- Colour matching thread
- Sewing machine
25cm x 25cm x 25cm
Seam allowance 1cm
Step 1 - Cut out your fabric (2 square pieces: 26cm by 26cm and 2 rectangles: 26cm high by 1m long)
Step 2 - Iron interfacing to all pieces, mark the corners on the square pieces where the seam allowance is for a perfect corner, cut the corners and mark where you want the front to be.
Step 3 - Start stitching 1 square to a rectangle piece, attach top of rectangle to the lining rectangle, top stitch, then stitch rectangles fronts together, top stitching as well.
Step 4 - Stitch last square to rectangle, right sides together, leaving a space to pull through.
Step 5 - Hand stitch the base once fabric is pulled through, pull top 10cm down and iron.
Step 6 - Make 6cm x 15cm strips of leather sew them right sides together and then turn the right way, folding 1 side and stitching.
Step 7 - Now with your press stud tool kit, make a hole where you want the press studs to be with the kit and hammer and install the press stud, same with the other end of the leather strip.