I've made a few chopstick bags already from this wonderful floral satin fabric, from an old Chinese robe that has worn through in parts and was no longer wearable. This one is finished off with a lovely black and silver vintage button and some nice black ribbon as the drawstring.
Meanwhile I had just enough of this pretty floral fabric to make a chopstick bag
These bags offer 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 problesm caused by
Both these items are now available in the drawstring bag section of the Crafty Green Poet Etsy shop.