When the summer days get too hot to do anything outside, or if we’re lucky enough to have rain, I like to craft small, quick projects in the house. This week I’ve been working on fabric posies.They’re great craft show fillers. They can be used to decorate gift packaging, home decor items, clothing, or glue a pin on the back to create a brooch.
I use tea-stained sheets and cotton tablecloths, but you could also purchase and tea stain muslin. My staining process for this batch of flowers was done with instant tea. I boiled a soup pot of tea, added my fabric and then let it steep until it cooled. I squeeze out the excess tea and hang it to dry. You can rinse it if you like, but I find that too much tea rinses out for my liking.
Rip a strip of fabric with a width the size desired for your posy diameter by a yard long. For instance, the posy shown is 4 inches in diameter. I ripped a strip 4 inches wide by 36 inches long.
I WAS FEATURED!!!
Places I’m partying this week:
All Things Pretty