These too-cute tea packages make unique DIY gifts for holidays, luncheons, and showers.
3 ounces loose-leaf tea of your choice
36 No. 1-size coffee filters (we used natural, unbleached ones)
How to Make It
Fill a filter with about 2 tsp. tea. (1 oz. of tea should fill 12 filters.) Fold filter to create tea bag. Staple a 4-inch length of food-safe string to top, sealing pleats with staple. Attach a tag to other end of string. Repeat with remaining tea and filters.
How to Turn Coffee Filters into Tea Bags Working with 1 filter at a time, fill with 2 tsp. loose-leaf tea. Bring top right-hand corner toward center; crease. Repeat with top left-hand corner, crossing over initial fold. Create a second, smaller fold at top right. Repeat on top left. Fold top down about 1/2 inch and crease. Staple string over final fold to seal tea bag.
GIVE IT Place 6 tea bags in a tin or box. Add label and include brewing instructions.