For the first time, I'm giving several gift cards as Christmas presents. It feels like I'm "cheating" on my gift buying duties, but somehow I think the recipients (mostly teenagers) will be pretty darn happy to pick out their own doodads! Since presentation is important to me, I knew I wouldn't be happy just giving away cards in envelopes. So today, I created these easy felt gift card holders.
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Felt Gift Card Holder Tutorial
what you'll need:
embroidery thread (i used thin baker's twine)
sewing needle & thread (for button)
cut felt into a strip-- 12 inches by 3.5 inches
fold leaving at least 3 inches for the top flap
do a running stitch around the border
fold in half and cut the flap at an angle
add a tie & button
You can leave it at that...
Or you can finish it off with a poinsettia flower...
see [here] for the poinsettia tutorial