{KISS How To} Valentine’s Day Card

Keepin’ It Super Simple!

So, last week when I made these super cute bookmarks and stitched off a few extra “bee mine” patches.  They were just so stinkin’ cute I had to find another way to use them.

Valentine’s Day Card

Personalized Valentine's Day Cards. The Sewing Loft

This project is for sewers all levels.

Skill Level- 1 Button


Materials:

  • blank cards
  • felt
  • ribbon
  • clear drying glue
Basic Instructions:
  1. To personalize my card, I created a small patch by layering felt and fabric.  Then added a few decorative stitches found standard on my machine.  Feel free to do this by hand.  Get creative- maybe one large heart, xoxo, I <3 U… anything works!  And if you don’t want to sew this part, there are plenty of fun trims to be found at the craft store.
  2. Cut your ribbon to fit across the front and back of card. (I clean finished the edge with a lighter.)  To help ensure that my ribbon would be straight, I drew a light pencil line from back to front.  Position and attach to card with clear drying glue. *less is more here!    Place your patch on the band of ribbon and machine stitch to face of card .  **Stitching through paper is the same process as fabric.  But just remember, there is no removing stitches, you will be left with holes.
  3. Add your catching greeting on the inside of the card and you are all set!
Easy Valentine's Day Card via thesewingloftblog.com

oh & ps- this entire project was under $3.00 with my Michael’s 40% coupon.

Click here  for yours but hurry, it is only good until 1/21/12.

Valentine's Day Card  The Sewing Loft

Remember, Keep It Super Simple!!

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