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Pretty Easy
An easy felt card holder tutorial

If you're not that organized and misplaced your cards most of the time, maybe you should get a card holder or sew one yourself. Here's an easy way to make one...


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Instructions

  1. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 1 1

    Draw a rectangle on your felt measuring 10" in length & 4 1/4" in width and cut it.

  2. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 2 2

    Using a pencil make a mark on each four corners of the felt. (From the bottom corner to the marked area = 2" ).

  3. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 3 3

    Fold your felt based on the drawn marks. Now you have a 2" high pocket. Do the same to the other side of the felt.

  4. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 4 4

    Fold the felt in half and press lightly with your fingers. It should look like this.

  5. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 5 5

    Before you start sewing, choose your favourite embellishment to beautify your otherwise bland looking felt.
    I'm going for a funky, fun & simple theme. So I chose a fabric yo-yo & wrote 'organizing junkie' on a piece of fabric. Make sure you use a waterproof, fabric friendly pen.

  6. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 6 6

    Sew your embellishments in place.




  7. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 7 7

    Pin the folded part in place. Sew around the edges a little less than 1/4" seam allowance.

  8. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 8 8

    The sewn felt should look like this.

  9. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 9 9

    Here's the inside view of the pockets.

  10. How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 10 10

    Fold your card holder in half again & this time press firmly with your fingers. Now you have a new funky card holder to house your cards.

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