Starlight Tea Cozy Kit by Kristine Vejar, co-owner of AVFKW.
Our friends at Making Zine have released their third holiday e-book: Making Winter Vol. 3 / Gifts, and Kristine created an embroidered, quilted tea cozy for its pages!
What could be better than a tea cozy to keep that delicious pot of tea warmer for just a bit longer? The star pattern stitched on this cozy is inspired by snowflakes, the patterns frost makes on the windows, and the night sky.
Our kit includes all the fabric, batting, naturally dyed sashiko thread, and naturally dyed and natural color twill tape you will need to complete your Starlight Tea Cozy. Make snowflakes like Kristine's or feel free to create your own stitch pattern.
Don't forget to add a package of delicious tea created by local tea connoisseurs Leaves and Flowers.
You will need a copy of the Gifts e-book for the Starlight Tea Cozy instructions. Please purchase your copy directly from Making Zine, and enjoy the other projects included in its pages.
Approximately 25" circumference and 8 3/4" tall (not including pull tab)
- outer fabric
- lining fabric
- naturally dyed sashiko thread
- naturally dyed and natural color twill tape
Supplies you will need to complete this project:
- Making Winter Vol. 3 / Gifts e-book (for the instructions)
- sashiko needles
- rotary cutter and self-healing cutting mat (recommended)
- hera marking tool
When working with fabric, thread, and fiber dyed with indigo, it is common and natural for the blue dye to rub off on one’s hands while sewing. This is called crocking. Although the goods have been washed, it takes pressured contact to release the extra indigo dye. Your handwork is part of the indigo dyeing process. The blue dye can be removed with hot water and soap. From working closely with indigo dyed materials through the making process, typically, the excess dye has been removed, and the crocking will cease.
Please note the fiber content of the material you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
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