Wednesday, December 8

12 Days of Christmas Gift Card Holders: Ode to Shopping!

Designed by Cheryl Ball
Give the shopaholic on your list the joy of shopping for themselves! They’ll be delighted to see a gift card waiting under the tree in this happy-go-lucky holder made with colorful felt, Aleene’s Fabric Fusion® and Tulip® 3D Fashion Paint™.

Materials List

  • Aleene's® Fabric Fusion® Permanent Dry Cleanable Fabric Adhesive

  • Tulip® 3D Fashion Paint™

    26516 Lectric Lime
    65010 Pink
    65049 Orange
  • Miscellaneous

    •   Scissors
    •   Needle and thread
    •   White chalk sharpened to a point
    •   Felt Squares – turquoise, lime, orange, fuchsia
    •   Sewing pins
    •   Paper towels
    •   Sewing machine with matching thread
  • Patterns


    1. Cut lime and turquoise felt.  Layer and sew lime and turquoise felt horizontally. Sew on three sides to create pocket.
    2. The front section can be cut slightly shorter on one side so back color shows.
    3. Sew a ¼” seam then trim to a scant 1/8”
    4. Cut out dip in top layer if desired when finished.

    5. Pin patterns, cut out then glue letters into place.  White chalk can be used to draw patterns onto felt if needed. Brush off excess chalk after glue is thoroughly dry.
    6. Test flow of 3D Fashion Paint on paper towel using an even pressure on bottle for a smooth line. Detail with Pink, Lectric Lime and Orange paint.  Keep tip of paint bottle wiped with paper towels for clean lines.
    7.  Let dry.

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