Business Card Holder- Guest Blogger Post

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter. Our kids woke up in our tiny hotel room by the airport to suitcases peppered with plastic Easter eggs full of goodies. We caught our 6am flight and eventually -by plane, train and automobile- reached our destination last night at the resort in Branson, Mo. (Ok, no train, but we saw one while driving.) Big thanks to Tidy Mom for some great Branson activity recommendations!

Today’s post is a fun Business card holder tutorial by Leah Radke of Green Bee. I only recently discovered her blog and simply love it. Super fresh and creative! And you can get a PDF version of her business card holder tutorial for download there. Check it out and be sure to shop her ETSY store!

BUSINESS CARD HOLDER

What you’ll need:

· Exterior fabric
· Interior fabric
· Flannel for the lining
· 1 sew-on snap
· Buttons, scraps of lace,
ribbon, rick-rack,
embroidery floss, etc.

1. Cut all three fabrics 4 ¾” wide x 9 ½” long. Stack in this order: flannel lining; interior fabric, right side up; and
exterior fabric, right side down.

2. Pin all three layers together. With a ¼” seam allowance, sew around all four sides, starting on a long side and
leaving a 2” opening for turning, backstitching at each end. Trim corners, turn and press.

3. Fold both short ends in toward the center, so the
pockets measure about 1 ¾” deep. Press and pin in place.

4. Top stitch along the top and bottom edges, sewing the pockets down and sewing over the hole from turning.

5. Find the center of the pocket and position the ball
portion of the snap. Sew on. Close the business card holder and press the snap into the opposite side’s fabric,
creating a little mark for the socket portion of the snap. Position and sew that one on as well.

6. Now decorate it.. sew on trims, buttons, stamp images on the fabric, do some embroidery.. whatever you’d like.
Thank you for your guest post, Leah!!

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21 Responses to Business Card Holder- Guest Blogger Post

  1. #1 - The Soladay Family says:

    I really need one of these, and this one is perfect! Thanks! Have fun!

  2. #2 - stripeymonkey :) says:

    this is lovely… i may have to give it a try! thank you 🙂

  3. #3 - Princess of Everything (and then some) says:

    How pretty!

  4. #4 - I'm just the MOM says:

    hey cool idea! It’s very pretty. And with mother’s day around the corner, this would be a great gift! Thanks!

  5. #5 - Sandy Toes says:

    Very cute.
    sandy toe

  6. #6 - Rachel@oneprettything.com says:

    Oh wow, that’s gorgeous! I love the fabrics you used. So, so pretty! I’ll be linking.

  7. #7 - tidymom says:

    Oh this is GORGEOUS!!

    Hope you enjoy Branson as much as we do!!

    ~TidyMom

  8. #8 - cottoncolors says:

    So cute, I love these! Hope you have a great trip!

  9. #9 - Faye says:

    THIS IS JUST TO CUTE!I NEED ONE OF THESE!YOU ARE SO TALENTED! BLESSINGS, FAYE

  10. #10 - French Cupboard says:

    I’m feeling the need to do some sewing today. Perfect little thing to work on. Thanks for sharing.

    Blessings.. Polly

  11. #11 - The Stapelia Company says:

    Branson, MO huh? Those are my old stomping grounds. What an over-the-top corny but wonderful place that is. I love the business card holder too.

  12. #12 - Cheryl ~ZanyMayd says:

    I just had to tell you how much I EnJoyed Your Blog…. Not sure How I came across the first posting, but I just spent 3 hours enjoying every post…. Thanks for some of the wonderful Blogging buttons ~ Especially the “click on the Other Posts” Buttons….. I will be back, Lots
    cheryl

  13. #13 - Splendid Little Stars says:

    Thanks so much! Enjoy your trip!

  14. #14 - Little Lovables says:

    lovely!!

  15. #15 - Rounded Corner Business Cards says:

    Wow! It’s really lovely. Nice work. Thank you for sharing.

  16. #16 - Plastic Cards says:

    This is lovely piece of designing. How i express that i like your all collection of crafts like this.

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  20. #18 - jack says:

    Hi dear! like your card and this card has cool editing and coloring . thanks for you lovely blog I just found your blog and bookmarked it in digg. There is a ton of good information here for me to learn from. Thanks for sharing. This is a very good site and helpful. I visit another site about photo retouching and image editing you can also visit that site.

  21. #19 - channum says:

    it is a relay good and help full site. i like it.