G has a double ear infection, so it’s been a slow, cuddle with the baby kind of day. This close to Christmas, it’s simultaneously infuriating and a huge relief to be forced to slow down.
As a result, I didn’t get a whole heck of a lot done, but I did want to get the tunic for the give away in the mail.
It had been bothering me for a while now that I’ve been making my clothing from sustainable materials, but my packaging was all new materials that would be going to waste. I flinched every time I sent off one of those post office envelopes, but I didn’t have a better solution. Until now. I found this link on Pinterest and decided it was time to give it a try.
The steps are pretty simple, cut a paper bag to the size you want, stitch it into an envelope, put your product inside (wrapped in a plastic bag) and stitch it shut. Here’s how mine turned out:
What do you think? Are there any changes you would make?