Reuse Sewing Pattern Tissue Paper

Tissue Paper FlowersSewing pattern tissue has a great graphic quality.  If you have some vintage or used sewing patterns laying around, consider reusing them for art, home decor, jewelry, or anything else you can decoupage.  Here are a bunch of inspiring ideas for reusing sewing pattern tissue paper.

  1. Craft a pretty bouquet.  Tissue paper flowers shown at top are by Copabananas.
  2. Sewing Pattern Wrapping PaperAdd this to your list of eco-friendly wrapping options.  Wrap up a gift or use sewing pattern tissue in the gift bag.  The cute wraps here are by Lil Fish Studios.
  3. Sewing Pattern Gift TagsComic books and greeting cards make great gift tags, but who would of thought to use sewing patterns.  All they need is a sturdy foundation.  These matching gift tags also by Lil Fish Studios look stunning with stitch detail and found buttons.
  4. Make flower tissue twinkle lights with this how to from Everyday Beauty.
  5. Decoupage LettersDecoupage letters.  These paper pulp letters with sewing pattern decoupage are by Copabananas.  You could get a similar effect with paper mache letters found at most craft stores.
  6. Sewing Pattern BoxYou can never have enough craft storage.  Decoupage a box with the tissue and cutouts from the pattern envelope.  The adorable sewing pattern boxes here are by Sewing Geek.
  7. Sewing Pattern CoastersLove these sewing pattern coasters by Liesl Made.  Perfect for keeping a beverage handy in the craft room.Sewing Pattern Magnet
  8. Blue Valentine Press makes really cool magnets using both the sewing pattern tissue and the pattern envelopes.

[Image 1 by Claire Baker for Copabananas, Image 2 and 3 by Lisa Jordan for Lil fish Studios, Image 4 by Claire Baker for Copabananas, Image 5 by Mary E. Walker for Sewing Geek, Image 6 by Liesl Maertens for Liesl Made, Image 7 and 8 by Beth Carls for Blue Valentine Press]

Written by Jackie Hernandez

I am a work-at-home mom busy chasing after my son and establishing my eco-business, Tiny Décor. I also write the Tiny Décor Blog aimed at modern parents trying to go green for their kids. Tiny Décor has allowed me to turn a passion for sewing, craft, and environmentalism into a business. Blog writing has become an outlet for me to share my experiences going green, being a parent, and loving the planet.

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