I've now added the first two felt chopstick bags to the Crafty Green Poet Etsy shop, it's been interesting to make these out of felt instead of the cotton or satin I've used for previous chopstick bags, partly as I've really enjoyed using blanket stitch again. Both are made from remnants of felt and other fabrics and fasten with vintage buttons.
this black one decorated with floral fabric is here.
Both fit chopsticks 22.5cm / 9 inches long (standard size) though the black one is slightly longer.
A chopstick bag like this is an
ideal way to carry around a pair of re-usable chopsticks so you can
avoid having to use the disposable ones that are the usual cutlery
choice in many Chinese restaurants. (Many disposable chopsticks are made
from the products of forest destruction, though to be fair some are
made from waste wood from the construction industry). There's a slightly
odd article here
about how taking your own chopsticks can help save the environment,
which gives you some idea of the scale of the problems caused by