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Granny's Gingham Gift Card Holder

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Give the food lover in your life a sweet gift card wrapped up with love in this Granny's Gingham Gift Card Holder.  Made to look like a vintage cooking apron, this sweet gift card holder is one that's sure to be treasured.  And after the gift has been unwrapped, this sweet vintage apron can double as a cute Christmas ornament.  You can even personalize this gift card holder by adding a name to the top of the apron belt.

Granny's Gingham Gift Card Holder

Materials:

  • Aleene's® Fast Grab Tacky Glue™
  • Felt Squares – red
  • White chalk sharpened to a point
  • Sewing machine with matching thread
  • Sewing pins
  • Paper towels
  • Needle and thread
  • Rick rack - medium size – 12” – turquoise
  • Fabric – scrap – red gingham
  • Scissors

 

Instructions:

  1. Cut red felt. Sew on three sides to create pocket.
     
  2. Sew a ¼” seam then trim to a scant 1/8”.
     
  3. Cut out dip in top layer if desired when finished.
     
  4. Cut a 10” x 3” strip from gingham fabric. To create hem, apply a thin bead of glue along one long side, fold over about ¼” or so then repeat step with ends.
     
  5. Pin pocket pattern on fabric on bias and cut out.
     
  6. Glue rick-rack just up from hem along bottom folding about 1” to back at ends, then along top of pocket cutting excess of at sides.
     
  7. Glue pocket into place. Add a dot in center of pocket then use fingers to smooth to edges. Press in place.
     
  8. Use needle and thread to gather top edge pulling tightly to fit across top as shown. Knot thread at end to secure then glue in place.
     
  9. Glue ribbon in place, covering stitching and meeting ends at back.
     
  10. Tie a small bow from ribbon, trim ends then glue in place.
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