How to Make a Tea Bag

Make morning tea extra special with a handmade tea bag filled with a delicious herbal blend and a special love note
Matcha Green Tea Biscotti

Matcha Green Tea Biscotti

The earthy flavor from the green tea complements the salty roasted almonds and chocolate drizzle in this matcha green tea biscotti recipe.

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Materials and Tools:

coffee filter
needle and thick thread (embroidery floss)
colorful paper
pen and pencil
loose leaf tea

Instructions:

Step 1: Trace Circle

Trace a circle onto a coffee filter using a small cup, approximately 2 ½ inches in diameter.

Trace Circle on Coffee Filter

Trace Circle on Coffee Filter

This homemade tea bag requires basic sewing skills. Make one for Mom this Mother's Day, and serve it alongside her favorite breakfast.

Step 2: Sew Circle

Keeping the filter in tact, begin to sew around the circle leaving a small opening at the top.

Hand Stitch Tea Bag

Hand Stitch Tea Bag

This homemade tea bag requires basic sewing skills. Make one for Mom this Mother's Day, and serve it alongside her favorite breakfast.

Step 3: Fill Bag

Cut the circle out, and fill opening with loose leaf tea of your choice.

Step 4: Attach Special Note

Sew the opening closed, leaving enough extra string to attach a special note. To serve, pour boiling water into a cup, and let the tea bag steep for 4-6 minutes.

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