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Here are the materials you'll need to make a Handmade Paper Gift Card Holder:
- 4 sheets of gorgeous 5 1/2 by 8 1/2 inch handmade paper
- Template - I'm using a mitten, but a Christmas stocking, snowman, or Christmas tree would look great too!
- Sharp sewing needle
- Embroidery thread
- Gift card
Then cut out the pieces of your gift card holder.
Now place your mittens one on top of the other. I chose to use an awl to pre-punch the holes for sewing because handmade paper is very strong and my fingers weren't up to pushing that needle through two pieces of it.
Use a whip stitch all the way around the outside of the mitten.
When you're finished sewing, you can glue the white collar of your mitten to the top of the mitten. Then punch a hole in the corner, lace some ribbon through it and insert your gift card!
The gift card fits completely into the Handmade Paper Gift Card Holder, I kept it out a bit so you could see how it looks in the picture : )
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