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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...

Posted by Bea R. from Malaysia • Published See Bea R.'s 9 projects »
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  • How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 1
    Step 1

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Sew your embellishments in place.

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

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

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

    The sewn felt should look like this.

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

    Here's the inside view of the pockets.

  • How to make a card carrier. Felt Card Holder - Step 10
    Step 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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michelle G.
michelle G. · Antigonish, NS, Canada · 1258 projects

going to have to make one of these

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