DIY Valentine Tea Bags
I am a big fan of tea... I drink at least one cup of tea every day if not more. I also love to drink tea made from loose tea, but it is always a problem as I end up with strainers full of loose tea all over the house or at least my kitchen.
Did you know that you could make tea bags from coffee filters? They work perfectly and you don't have to worry about straining the loose tea... you can just throw out the tea bag. Perfect, simple and the bag can be in the shape you want. I didn't have the big size coffee filters but did have some filters from EZ pod so used them.. You could also make them in the EZ Pod shape, just stitch around the top and then they could be put in your Single- Cup Pot.
I decided to make them up with some valentine labels but also did some teacup labels. You could even write on the back what type of loose tea you placed in. For the labels you can print them here.
String or Thread (I used heavy thread)
Print labels and cut out.
I used EZ Pod refills so pulled them apart slightly, Filled with 1 tsp of loose tea and sewed the filters together with thread into a semi circle.
If using large coffee filters I would cut them into a circle about 1 1/2 inch diameter, add loose tea and sew them into a semi circle.
To attach label, tie knot, thread through the tea bag and then through the label, keeping a length of string of 1 -2 inches between the tea bag and label.
Use DIY tea bags as you would bought tea bags.
Perfect gifts to give teachers, grandmothers, aunts or anyone that is a tea lover. I love teavana tea and this would be a way to personalize the gift.
Note: Make sure that you attach the thread to the top of the heart or when you use it you will have a upside down heart like mine in the picture. My threads where cut too long for my cup. You could measure them so that the bag fits nicely into a cup.
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Printables were made with the help of Clker.com
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