Embroidery Library

Teabag Carrier


Tote your teabags!

With this handy purse pack, you can take your favorite tea anywhere you go. Handy pockets inside are a perfect fit for teabags and a favorite sweetener as well. For a change of pace, coffee singles will also fit nicely.

You can now drink your favorite beverage wherever you have access to a steaming hot cup of water. 


Supplies needed:

  • 1/4 yard each of outer and lining fabrics

  • 2" of sew-in Velcro fastener

  • 6" by 11" piece of fusible batting

Embroidery Designs from Embroidery Library:



Mark a 6" by 11" rectangle on the right side of the outer fabric. 

Center the embroidery design on the right half of the rectangle, and sew out the design.


Cut out the rectangle from the outer fabric and use it as a pattern to cut out the same size rectangles from the lining fabric and the fusible batting.

Then, also from the lining fabric, cut out 2 rectangles that are 5" wide by 6" tall.


Fold and press the small rectangles in half so that you end up with rectangles that are 2 1/2" by 6"  These will be the inside pockets.

On each folded rectangle, along the cut edges, center one side of the Velcro and stitch it to the rectangle through both layers. The Velcro should be about 1/2" away from the cut edges.


Fuse the batting to the wrong side of the rectangle that is made from the outer fabric. 


Lay the small folded rectangles with their Velcro strips on each end of the right side of the large lining rectangle. The folded edges face inward toward the center of the large rectangle.



Lay the outer piece on top of the lining pieces with the right side down. 

Stitch along the outer perimeter of the large rectangle using a 1/4" seam allowance.  Leave a 4-inch opening on one side for turning.


Clip the corners to eliminate bulk and turn the purse pack right side out. Close the opening and then topstitch around the entire outer perimeter, close to the edge.


All that's needed now is to insert tea bags and sweetener into the pockets, close like a book, and fasten with the Velcro closure.


Slip this pretty pack into your purse. 

A warm cup of tea will be so satisfying on a cool morning, and an excellent pick-me-up at midday.

Wouldn't this make a great gift for all your best friends?


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Products used in this Project:

Chamomile Tea Botanical $3.99 - $4.99

Available in 2 Sizes:

5.23" x 4.82" | 3.86" x 3.55"