Charming Belt & Shirt


9 pink charm squares (belt) – featured fabric is Candy Kisses by Sandy Gervais
2” belt buckle (I used and antique one.)
1/8 Yd. stiff interfacing (belt)
1 pink and 2 red charm squares (t-shirt)
1 off-white t-shirt (I bought mine at Target.)
2 fat quarters (“tissue paper”)

Large and small yo-yo maker by Clover
Gift Box and Gift wrap

Charming Belt:
1. With right sides together, stitch the 9 pink charm squares in a row. Press.

2. Cut a piece of interfacing 2 3/8” X length of belt.
3. Top with the piece of interfacing.
4. Fold belt in half right sides together.
5. Machine stitch along the side of the belt and across one end. (I made my end curved.)
6. Turn belt right side out. Press.
7. Slip open end of belt around belt buckle, turning under the raw edges. Hand stitch in place.
1. Follow the Clover yo-yo maker instructions to make 2 large red yo-yos and 1 small pink yo-yo.
2. Hand tack the yo-yos in place at the neckline of the t-shirt.
1. Place 2 fat quarters wrong sides together.
2. Place the fat quarter set in the gift box as if it were tissue paper.
3. Place t-shirt in box and fold fat quarters up and over t-shirt.
4. Place lid on box and wrap with red wrapping paper.
5. Wrap belt around package as your ribbon.

Makes one shirt and one belt… great for any occasion!
Sandy Gervais

0 comments on “Charming Belt & Shirt

  1. lissa says:

    How cute is that? Actually a package of tissue paper costs the same as fat quarters. i would much rather use fabric as tissue paper.

  2. Dawn says:

    What a cute idea!! I am loving this blog more and more!! Keep it comin!!

  3. Judy says:

    I’m always looking for tissue paper but I have lots of fabric leftover from projects…I love this idea.

  4. Amanda says:

    I, too, love the idea of using fabric rather than tissue paper! Thanks for sharing the belt and flower tutorial. They’re both adorable.

  5. happy zombie says:

    How cute and clever! And I love the idea of fabric instead of tissue.

  6. jaybird says:

    i would love to get a package wrapped in fat quarters or any fabric over tissue paper!! how cute!